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Are radiation tests safe?

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Background

Most modern hospitals today use advanced equipment such as CAT scans which emit some amount of radiation. A recent article in the Baltimore Sun[1] questions the safety of such equipment. The extent of danger of this radiation is under debate. Are radiation tests used in hospitals safe?
 

Arguments For

Yes, they are safe

Arguments Against

No, they are not safe

Sources


 1  Radiation Tests are Questioned - baltimoresun.com

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Yes... Watch the University of Berkley webcasts - Physics for Future Presidents radiation lectures. It will tell you what you need to know. - _fraz_ (twitter) 0

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