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Is It Ever Safe To Have An X-Ray During Pregnancy?For years, a lot of folks -- doctors included -- have been concerned that having an X-ray is one of the dangerous things you could do if you are pregnant. But as CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new study offers some reassuring information.
Imaging Scans Could Be Harmful To Children Later On In LifeA lot of parents turn to imaging procedures like CT scans or MRIs to make sure their children are healthy, but it turns out those very tests could be putting them in harm's way later in life.
FDA Urges Production Of Scanners That Are Safer For ChildrenChildren could be getting unnecessarily high levels of radiation when they undergo CT scans and X-Rays. The FDA urges manufacturers to develop new scanners with children in mind.
Look Ma, No X-Rays!A new study says you shouldn't let anyone take a lot of pictures of your teeth -- those X-rays may cause brain tumors. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a bite out of the study and says the occasional X-ray shouldn't cause harm.
More Health-Care Funds Going To The DogsMonique McAlister's English bulldog, Izabelle, was just 8 months old when veterinarians said she would need a hip replacement to resolve a genetic disorder called hip dysplasia.
How Much Radiation Are We Getting At Airports?Denver International Airport has what are called, millimeter wave technology machines. They use the same type of waves used by a cell phone. What's the risk there? Well considering the amount of energy is thousands of times less than a cell phone transmission -- we'll let you judge.
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