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Tragically, Average Child in U.S. Gets Seven Radiation Scans


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An average child in the United States will undergo more than seven radiation scans by the age of 18. 

Most of the scans involve X-rays but some children also get CT scans, which entail far more radiation and can raise the risk for cancer.


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