A 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.
Children 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.
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.
Monique 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.
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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