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Ct Scan Radiation

Emma Gray

The X (Ray) Factor: Striking A Safer Radiation Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Since the mid-90s, the use of CT scans in the ER has skyrocketed, according to a new study conducted by the University of Michigan Health System. The ...

Why We Should Think Twice About Getting A CT Scan

Shannon Brownlee | Posted 07.08.2011 | Home
Shannon Brownlee

For all the benefits CT imaging offers, it's still radiation, and some in the American medical community worry that radiological imaging is causing cancer.

The FDA and Fukushima Fallout

Robert Alvarez | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics
Robert Alvarez

The FDA has been asleep at the switch when it comes to protecting public health from medical radiation exposures.

Average Child May Get 7 Radiation Scans By Age 18

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — The first large study to examine the use of X-rays, CT scans and other medical radiation in children estimates the average child will ...

Full Body Scanners: From Airports to the Streets?

Jay Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Stanley

Andy Greenberg at Forbes.com reported yesterday that company representatives told him that backscatter X-rays mounted in vans that can be driven arou...

Brain Scan Radiation

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators are investigating reports of dangerous radiation levels at two more California hospitals, following earli...

CT Scan Radiation Will Kill 15,000 will die from CT scans done in 1 year

msn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Radiation from CT scans done in 2007 will cause 29,000 cancers and kill nearly 15,000 Americans, researchers said Monday....