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- CNN: 'Radiologist' among best jobs in U.S.
Radiologists have it pretty good, at least if you go by a new survey published January 9 by CNN of the best jobs in the U.S. "Radiologist" landed at No. 45 on CNN's list of the top 100 careers in the country.
- 6 tips for working with millennials in radiology
The millennial generation -- those born between 1980 and 2000 -- is the largest generation since the baby boomers and likely the most educated in history. But when it comes to teaching and working with this group, older radiologists may be baffled as to the best approach, says an article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
- MRI contrast boosts gadolinium levels in Korean rivers
South Korean researchers have found levels of gadolinium in the Han River near Seoul that are almost 300 times normal levels at some locations. They attribute the levels to the use of MRI contrast -- echoing previous research on the persistence of gadolinium in the environment.
- U.S. travel ban complicates radiology conference calendar
The Trump administration's new policy restricting immigration to the U.S. from seven countries in the Middle East could create complications for societies scheduled to hold meetings in the country in coming months. One group with an upcoming conference, the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, issued a statement on January 30 about the new policy.
- Cochrane group again takes aim at breast screening
Continuing a campaign going back to at least 2000, researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen take aim at screening mammography in a January 10 article in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The group claims that breast screening doesn't reduce the incidence of advanced tumors, and that one-third of tumors detected actually represent overdiagnosis.
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