The days of patients being fed into a horizontal tube with expectations to stay there for sometimes half an hour while a machine snaps detailed images are fading, as MRI technology makes way for wider, sturdier machines.
MUNSTER | After more than three hours of prepping counterweights for a crane and removing a rectangle of roof, workers lowered a 55,000-pound U-shaped magnet into place Wednesday at a new MRI office.
The NFL and GE announced 16 winning groups in the first round of their $20 million “Head Health Challenge” just six days ago. Looking at the list of winners, three are from outside the United States. Among the American groups, 12 states are represented.
If you saw the Sunday Special in this section two days ago, you learned how unwise it is to specialize in one sport at the youth and high school levels. As reported by Times sports writer Hillary Smith, the data is pretty clear.
Athletes affected by head, heat and heart injuries or conditions attract immediate attention in the media.
MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27.
INDIANAPOLIS | Colts coach Chuck Pagano spent Sunday night and Monday morning sifting through the wreckage of a season-opening blowout.
Perhaps you don't recall the play. It was late in the January season finale against the Vikings when Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and safety Major Wright arrived at the same spot in the end zone at the same time.
A mail carrier walks past a Dyer home where two people were found dead Monday.
Dyer police investigate two deaths Monday at a home in the 2500 block of Sycamore Drive. One of the two people, Rhonda Neher, 45, died as a result of a apparent homicide, Lake County cororner's officials said.
Neighbors watch as Dyer police investigate two deaths Monday at a home in the 2500 block of Sycamore Drive.
Lake County Sheriff's Department SUVs are parked outside a Dyer home where two people were found dead Monday.
Dyer police officers stand outside a home in the 2500 block of Sycamore Drive where a man and woman were found dead Monday.
Thomas Bliujus unloads a new Siemens MRI machine at Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Hammond.
A 5-ton Siemens MRI machine is lowered Monday through the roof into the imaging department of Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Hammond.
Hospital employees watch Monday as a new Siemens MRI machine is lowered by crane into the imaging department of Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Hammond. A portion of the roof was removed to lower the machine into the hospital.
A new Siemens MRI machine is lowered Monday through the roof into the imaging department of Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Hammond.
A Siemens MRI machine is lowered with a crane through the roof Monday at Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Hammond. Bobby Masiers, right, of Hegele Logistic, guides the machine through the opening.
Do you know what MRI stands for? Magnetic Resonance Imaging, you say?
LA PORTE | Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital recently was awarded the Gold Seal of Accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging after a review conducted by the American College of Radiology, an organization dedicated to the premium practice of medical imaging.
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