Sunday, January 24, 2010

Irradiated. Again.

This New York Times article profiles two cases, at two different hospitals, of patients being exposed to large, unsafe doses radiation while administering CT scans. According to the NY Times, "Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles disclosed that it had mistakenly administered up to eight times the normal radiation dose to 206 possible stroke victims over an 18-month period during a procedure intended to get clearer images of the brain."

Click the above link to get the full story from the NY Times.

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