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Medical Radiation Exposure

5 Health Risks You Shouldn't Take

Posted 03.14.2013 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz The great thing about science: Constant new discoveries have the potential to help us live longer, healthier lives. The not-so...

Your Inner Statistician, Revisited: A You-Centered View Of Medical Testing

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Many doctors, particularly young doctors, come to view test results as if handed down direct from the heavens -- and forget that context greatly alters their implications. It shouldn't be your burden to defend against this -- but alas, it is.

Medical Tests: Finding The Balance Between Too Many And Too Few

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Verify you are getting the tests you need, and only the tests you need. Challenging such decisions is not an insult to your doctor. Simply, it is an affirmation of the fact that you, literally, have skin in the game.

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 ...