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12 Important Moments in the History of Radiologic Technology

From x-rays to CT scans, a number of innovations have been introduced in the world of radiologic technology in the last hundred years. Here are 12 of the most important moments in radiologic tech.

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4 reasons to consider a career as an ultrasound tech

Ultrasound techs have one of the hottest jobs in health care. Here are four reasons why this career might be right for you.

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What are the differences between radiology technologists and sonographers?

Radiology technology and diagnostic sonography are sister fields, related, but quite different. Radiology technologists specialize in radiation imaging and therapy, using X-ray, computer tomography and medical resonance imaging to capture images of the human body. On the other hand, sonographers are

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5 Pennsylvania Radiology Schools to Consider

Radiology schools in Pennsylvania are plentiful. Also plentiful? Employment opportunities for graduates of one of these radiology schools. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, opportunities in the nation for radiologic technologist and other related occupations such as x-ray technician,

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5 Must-Visit Radiology Schools Along the California Coast

Take a virtual tour of the California coast and five radiology schools that call it home.

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Bone density scans: how they work and why they matter

The simple, noninvasive procedure helps protect against osteoporosis and fracture.

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The relatively simple science behind ultrasound

Sonography machines may look complicated and high-tech, but the truth is they're actually fairly easy to understand. Find out how ultrasound works and how ultrasound technicians use it in the clinical environment.

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Radiographer or Radiologist?

The field of radiography can be a great choice for those who want to work in health care. However, there is more than one way to enter into the field of radiology. Find out the difference between a radiographer and

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Radiology group forms first-ever patient safety organization in radiology

A group of radiologists and medical administrators have taken steps toward formal certification for the first patient safety organization for radiology procedures. Learn more about this milestone and what it means for radiology patient care nationwide.

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Why sonography matters to preventative medicine

It is always better to spot small problems before they become serious health scares. Sonography takes an important role in preventative medicine by catching medical issues early.

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