Myth: All Radiation

1. Myth: All Radiation is bad Fact: Radiation is all around you and is part of the natural environment in the form of radon in soil, cosmic radiation, cell phones, trace amounts found in the food and water we ingest. An average person receives 1.5 -3.5 mSv background radiation per year from natural radiation which is equal to 15 to 35 chest X rays. Imaging technologists work to ensure patients are exposed to the least amount of radiation possible during [...]

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