A leading provider of instant-read products to detect lead and other toxins and contaminants.

‘The LeadCheck items complement and build on our paint preparation, protection and tape businesses and broaden our product offerings in the color aisle,’ stated Jack Truong, vice president and general manager, 3M Home and Construction Improvement Markets Division. Hybrivet Systems is situated in Natick, Mass. And employs 11 people.. 3M announces acquisition of Hybrivet Systems 3M announced today it has acquired Hybrivet Systems Inc., a leading provider of instant-read products to detect lead and other toxins and contaminants. Terms of the purchase weren’t disclosed. The LeadCheck brand has been at the forefront of lead awareness and recognition since 1991. The addition of Hybrivet Systems provides 3M instant access to the potentially large marketplace for screening paints for lead in old houses and commercial buildings to meet new Environmental Protection Company lead-safe work practices regulations.Lenox Hill is among the 1st free-standing, full-service radiology service provider in Manhattan to provide 3D mammography, also called breast tomosynthesis. Steven Sferlazza, M.D., breasts imager at Lenox Hill Radiology, stated, 3D mammography allows us to acquire multiple images of the breast at different angles. These pictures are then used to make a group of thin slices which can be seen as a 3D reconstruction of the breasts. That improves our likelihood of finding breast tumor at an earlier stage. It also reduces the amount of false-positive mammograms, which occurs when the mammogram detects something that looks like malignancy but is benign .