-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Whether you need a better picture of an
aching arm after a fall or an inside glimpse of your pearly whites,
some X-rays are a medical necessity.
But despite their undisputed value, X-rays also expose you to
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers these guidelines to
minimize unnecessary radiation exposure:
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