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Radiation Risk

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 ...

Three Week's After Japan's Disaster, What Are The Real Risks In The U.S.?

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Three weeks after the onset of the nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan, many residents of the U.S. are fearful about the possible health effects of radiation traveling across the Pacific.

Healthy Tips For Protecting Your Body From Radiation And Nuclear Fallout

Dr. James P. Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. James P. Blumenthal

Let's talk about protecting ourselves and our loved ones from the fall-out.

How Much Radiation Is Unsafe?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Concern is mounting about potential health risks of radiation from the crippled nuclear reactors in Japan. How much radiation you get depends on the d...

Airport Body Scanners: More Radiation Than You Think?

Gayle Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gayle Greene

Media discussions of airport scanners have focused on privacy issues, but these pale beside the danger of increased radiation exposure.

Radiation Safety Concerns In The Medical Field

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

In the world of radiology, medical oncology, and other fields of medicine where radiation plays a key role in diagnosis and treatment, safety must be top priority.

Airport Body Scanners Raise Radiation Exposure, Committee Warns

Bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Air passengers should be made aware of the health risks of airport body screenings and governments must explain any decision to expose the public to h...