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    The use of even small amounts of cannabis can cause changes in the brains of adolescents, according to recent studies using MRI. The findings indicate that researchers should pay close attention to increasing cannabis use, especially in vulnerable populations, according to a presentation at the Society for Magnetic Resonance Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT) meeting.

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    Are radiology PACS still necessary for hospitals? Imaging informatics expert Kyle Henson thinks that the era of hospital-based PACS networks for radiology images may be over. Find out why in this new column.

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    A hospital-wide quality improvement project effectively lowered CT radiation dose by nearly 20%, report researchers from Seattle. They detailed how three initiatives enabled them to achieve this dose reduction in an article published online May 21 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

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