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Medical imaging is the process of creating visual representations of internal organs, bones, abnormal growths or inflammations and other structures or areas. It is...

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Major medical organizations debate the exact age, but Angela Moore, MD, doesn’t share the confusion. The medical director of Baptist Health Breast Imaging in Lexington...

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When facing a cancer diagnosis, it’s normal to have lots of questions. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about...

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