Brain Tumor Foundation MRI van (WBZ-TV)

Brain Tumor Foundation Offers Free Scans In Boston

The public is invited to get a free brain scan in the MRI van.


Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees Send Jacoby Ellsbury For MRI Of Ailing Right Calf

New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent for an MRI Thursday of his ailing right calf, which was negative.


Glen Davis winces in pain on the court in the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns on March 2, 2011 at the TD Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘Big Baby’ Davis Could Be Out Week With Tendinitis

Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis has patellar tendinitis in his left knee and could be out a week.


Gary Lapierre

A Post-Script to Yesterday’s Blog (Medical Breakdown)

In the overall scheme of what’s happening in the world today, this sure is trivial. But sometimes that’s what I do. I mentioned in that “Medical Breakdown” blog that when all else failed, the patient made a desperate call to a friend with some clout and the doctor’s appointment to set up the MRI was booked in 90-minutes time. Now the rest of the story:


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Researchers Discover Test That May Identify Autism Patients

Researchers from Harvard and McLean Hospital have developed the first biological test that uses MRI’s to measure differences in the brain’s wiring that could ultimately identify patients with autism.