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NPR Shots’ blog reports on a new 3-D mammogram that may help better detect early and more curable forms of breast cancer. The technique, called breast tomosynthesis, uses an X-ray machine which “swings in an arc to take about 60...

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This Will Make Your Heart Race

An article in the Huffington Post reports that according to a new study, “Caffeinated energy drinks can increase the heart’s contraction rates in healthy people.” The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...
The New York Times reports that new research published in NEJM has shown that a high-tech cardiac implant may increase the risk of blood clots. The results found that the incidence of blood clots in patients who had the HeartMate II, manufactured by...