MRI Machines Go Super-Size for Chubbier US

Accommodating obesity 'a design requirement'

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 18, 2012 11:20 AM CDT

(Newser) – As the US gets heavier, makers of MRI machines and other medical scanners are rushing to cope—by literally enlarging their equipment. But for some Americans, the process isn't going fast enough. The Wall Street Journal recounts the story of a 630-pound Maryland mechanic...   Read full story »


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