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Baby X-rayed in luggage; 2 charged

Baby X-Rayed in Luggage

An Egyptian couple has been charged with putting their child at risk and attempted smuggling after security officers at an airport in the United Arab Emirates found their 5-month-old boy hidden in a small handbag.

Senh: The good news is that the baby is ok, but jeez. The wife should have slapped some sense into her idiot husband.


FDA: Kids' medical tests need child-size radiation

Kids: X-Ray Radiation

The government is taking steps to help ensure that children who need CT scans and other X-ray-based tests don't get an adult-sized dose of radiation....


Man shoots nail into his brain, posts it to Facebook from ambulance

Nail in the brain

Dante Autullo was sure he'd merely cut himself with a nail gun while building a shed, and thought doctors were joking when they told him what an X-ray revealed: A 3 1/4-inch nail was lodged in the middle of his brain.


CT scans of smokers can reduce lung cancer deaths by 20%, study reports

Advanced CT imaging can reduce deaths from lung cancer by 20% among heavy smokers, according to long-awaited results from the first comparison of CT scanning and regular chest X-rays, researchers said Thursday.


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