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Making Medmo Work For You

Learn how Medmo can work for you, and connect you with a local radiology imaging center at the price point that works for you and your unique situation.

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What Is MRI Contrast and When Do You Need It?

MRI scans provide incredibly detailed pictures of your bones, joints, muscles, and organs. If you need an MRI, you may have noticed that your prescription specifies "with contrast" or "without contrast." If so, you're probably wondering what contrast is used for, and whether it's safe.

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10 Things You Should Know About CT Scans

A CT scan, also known as a CAT scan, provides detailed pictures of your internal organs, muscles, and bones. CT scans help diagnose diseases and monitor treatment effects. If you're about to have one, here's what you'll need to know.

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4 Things To Consider Before Getting An MRI

MRI scanners uses strong magnets to produce incredible, detailed pictures of your organs and joints. If you have any metal in your body, you'll need to ensure that it (and you) are "compatible" with the magnet.

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Know any smokers? This test could save their lives.

Smoking increases the risk of medical problems, like lung cancer. Recent research has shown that annual scans can detect tumors while they're early-stage and highly treatable. Unfortunately, most smokers still don't realize screening is available and could save their lives.

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What’s A Fair Price For Your Medical Test?

So you need a medical imaging test, like an MRI or CT scan. We've written about the many factors that determine prices, but when you call for price estimates, how can you know what's remotely fair?

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The Top 7 Ways to Save Money in Healthcare

You're a skilled hunter of online deals, never accepting the first price you see. So why are you blindly accepting the cost of your healthcare? With a little extra effort, you could save thousands of dollars on your medical expenses, even if you have a good insurance plan.

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The Top 5 Things To Know Before Your MRI

So your doctor says you need an MRI. You're not thrilled about it, but you really do want to get a diagnosis and move on with your life. Also, you think it would be cool to see inside your own body. Before you show up, read through the five most important things to know about getting an MRI.

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What Is An Open MRI?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized modern medical imaging, but laying in the scanner isn't exactly fun. In fact, if you suffer from claustrophobia, it may feel downright unbearable. To complete the scan, many people either take a sedative or find a center that offers open MRI. So what's an open MRI, and why doesn't everyone get one?

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