| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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| Mar 1, 2012
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz took his first official tour of Somerset Hospital Thursday.
Critz, D-Johnstown, had visited the hospital before as district director for U.S. Rep. John Murtha. The hospital is not in the 12th Congressional District, but will be at...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:01 PM
In January, my daughter Claire and I spoke at Sowers Middle School for Author's Day. Before the first speech, a woman (whose 11-year-old daughter attends Sowers) approached me in the hall with a suggestion for this column: "Why don't you write about...
| Apr 4, 2012
Should you get a cardiac stress test as part of your annual checkup? A chest X-ray before outpatient surgery? A CT scan or antibiotics for chronic sinusitis?
In most cases, no.
But patients get these commonly used tests and procedures — and many...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:24 AM
A high ankle sprain such as the one Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered Dec. 8 in the game against Cleveland differs from a low ankle sprain.
Dr. James Backstrom, chief medical officer of Foundation Radiology Group, said that...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, airport passengers and workers have had concerns about radiation exposure from the x-ray screening machines, and the TSA, in charge of aggressively approving the installation of so-called 'back-scatter' machines across the country, continues to...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Dr. Mary Monica Hamer, 55, is a radiologist at the Lake City Veterans Affairs Hospital with a cause.
She has taken on a “guardian angel” role to a man who is internationally reviled: Joran van der Sloot, 24, the last person to be seen with...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:56 PM
A Columbia man whose family maintains his innocence has been given a chance to keep from his record a child abuse charge involving his infant son.
Jason R. Mettler, 27, entered a no contest plea on Tuesday to a count of abuse of or cruelty to a minor....
| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Sep 15, 2012
It's hard to tell sometimes who's more challenged by health care, the consumer or the health-care provider.
"The system needs greater transparency," says Dr. Ethan Foxman, president and chief executive officer of Jefferson Radiology, "with easy access to...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Dr. Henry N. Wagner Jr., a retired Johns Hopkins nuclear medicine professor who did early research in his field, died of complications from heart disease Tuesday at his Mount Washington home. He was 85.
Born in Baltimore and raised on West Fayette...