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Megan Applegate
 - Ebola

The arrival of the Ebola virus in the U.S. last year caught at least one medical facility off guard and has prompted officials to rethink response protocols when it comes to the highly fatal, infectious disease.

 - Brain

When it comes to 3D printing in healthcare, long gone are the days of rustic, stiff protocols that offered more novelty than real-world use.

 - diagnostic monitor

High-end consumer-grade monitors now have the capability of displaying high-resolution images, and a small cadre of radiology professionals are working behind-the-scenes to offer ways to calibrate these new technologies.

 - Man holding heart

An artist has harnessed information provided by MRI to illustrate how love affects our brains—namely by activating oxytocin and dopamine-producing regions, according to an article published online this month by Fast Company.

 - Radiation

A recently developed radioprotective compound has shown potential to protect healthy tissue from ionizing radiation associated with cancer treatment.

 - brain, stroke

Doppler ultrasonography (US) is an effective and relatively low-cost tool in identifying patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis who would most benefit from more invasive treatment, according to a study published in the February edition of Radiology.

 - Puzzle Pieces

Structured reporting of results for multiphasic CT resulted in improved cancer reporting and surgery planning, according to a study published in the February edition of Radiology.

 - Football

Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, has been named the first chief medical adviser for the National Football League (NFL).

 - cancer, oncology

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network's new journal, JAMA Oncology, will officially launch online Feb. 12. 

 - Wall of Computers

When it comes to implementing clinical decision support (CDS) systems, system purchasers often lack enough available information to study, compare and contrast systems, according to an article published online Feb. 9 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.