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Getting zapped to death

Cardiology diagnostic procedures account for 40% of patient radiology exposure from X-rays, MRIs and CT scans. The stunning average for one cardiology patient is the equivalent to 50 chest X-rays per person per year. Now cardiologists are being urged to … Continue reading

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Scanning the trivia

The 72 million CT scans performed in 2007 alone will cause 29,000 new cancers in the years ahead, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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