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Medical Radiation Risks: 6 Facts You Need to Know

A Consumer Reports survey shows patients are seldom told by doctors about the dangers of radiation-based scans, particularly CT scans. But the tests are powerful enough to change ...

A Consumer Reports survey shows patients are seldom told by doctors about the dangers of radiation-based scans, particularly CT scans. But the tests are powerful enough to change the makeup of human tissue - and sometimes can be avoided.


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