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2014-08-19 23:06:59

Clarity builds online interface and provides affiliated patient safety services for a new patient safety initiative in radiation oncology care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB)

2011-04-14 15:48:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to recent media reports, the use of lead shielding during routine breast exams provides virtually no benefit in the prevention of thyroid cancer and may diminish the effectiveness of mammography, a proven medical technology that millions of women rely on every year for early breast cancer detection. According to a statement released today by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM): "There has been recent...

2011-04-05 08:55:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is pleased to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has named AAPM member Michael D.

2010-07-13 21:19:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 52nd meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) convenes from July 18 - 22, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. AAPM is the premier organization in medical physics, a broadly-based scientific and professional discipline encompassing physics principles and applications in medicine and biology.

2010-05-14 13:31:43

Imaging experts met in Atlanta last month to standardize CT scanning techniques.

2010-02-11 07:30:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Presidential Commendations and Awards presented by the Academy's Immediate Past President, Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, MPH.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.