Tagged: radiation

ct-scans and leukemia

CT-Scans Cause Brain Cancer, Leukemia

According to a new study funded by the US National Cancer Institute and the UK’s Department of Health, having CT-scans during ones youth can triple the risk of brain cancer and leukemia later on. This is forcing doctors, hospitals and patients to question...

Unnecessary Medical Procedures and Treatments

Unnecessary Medical Tests Identified

A new report sponsored by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation has documented 45 medical procedures that are often unnecessary. This confirms a previous study that found nearly a third of medical procedures are often unnecessary. The report and campaign, called “Choosing...