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Nov 09, 2020, 05:37 ET Radiologic Technologists Play Crucial Role in COVID-19 Diagnosis

As COVID-19 continues to spread in communities throughout the country, Americans rely on radiologic technologists to provide high-quality care for...


Oct 31, 2019, 13:43 ET Public Libraries Promote X-ray Science

When the world's largest radiologic science association wanted to spread the word about the dedicated health care professionals who perform medical...


Nov 01, 2018, 15:14 ET Who's Taking Your X-ray?

Radiologic technologists perform hundreds of millions of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy procedures every year. As one of the largest...


Nov 03, 2016, 11:35 ET X-ray Coolness Factor Catalyst for STEM Program

The discovery of the x-ray in 1895 transformed the medical profession. Today it remains a cornerstone of medicine through its use in x-ray, computed...


Mar 01, 2016, 02:17 ET Radcademy Teaches Teens About the Science Behind X-ray Procedures

"Pretty rad!" That's how one teenager describes radiologic technology in a new campaign that teaches kids about the world of medical imaging and...


Nov 06, 2015, 05:02 ET The X-ray Celebrates Its 120th Birthday

The birth of radiologic technology began on Nov. 8, 1895, when German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the x-ray. Hailed as a medical...


Nov 03, 2014, 10:41 ET A Look Inside Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

An estimated 159 million x-ray procedures were performed in the United States in 2013. This important technology has been detecting broken bones,...


Nov 05, 2013, 10:00 ET 2013 National Radiologic Technology Week® Highlights Radiologic Technologists' Drive for Excellence

Radiologic technologists' ongoing efforts to provide excellent patient care inspired the theme of this year's National Radiologic Technology Week®...


Oct 23, 2013, 12:24 ET ACE Campaign Shines Light on R.T. Role

Elevating the status of the nation's radiologic technologists has been an ongoing goal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Now the...


Jun 11, 2013, 03:00 ET Study Shows Students Aren't Aware Condoms Don't Provide Full Protection From HPV

Only 15.5 percent of college students know that condoms don't fully protect a person from contacting the human papillomavirus, and this lack of...


Nov 05, 2011, 09:00 ET Passion for Patient Care Marks 2011 National Radiologic Technology Week®

Supported by a patient-safety theme encompassing the spirit of the radiologic technology profession, National Radiologic Technology Week® kicks off...


Jun 03, 2011, 05:18 ET Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Personnel Certification Bill Introduced in Congress

Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that will set federal minimum education and certification standards...