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Medical Imaging
Changing Health Care, Saving Lives
If you or someone you know has had a mammogram to check for breast cancer, an X-ray to detect a broken bone, or an ultrasound to examine an internal organ, then you've seen the benefits of medical imaging firsthand.
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Are Your Wrists at Risk?
Learn About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
You're working at your desk, but you're distracted by a tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Then a sharp, piercing pain shoots from your palm through your arm. If you've had symptoms like these for several days-or worse, weeks-or if they keep you up at night, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome.
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