X ray

X ray

Radiation - answers to your questions

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article exposes the mystery of radiation in a question and answer format; attempts to lay out a basic understanding of how radiation works; discusses how radiation affects our bodies; how radiation can cure as well as cause cancer; birth defects and radiation; discusses concerns with X-rays; uranium, nuclear weapons; how to reduce exposure.

Canadian Association of Radiologists

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion

Forms the national specialty society for diagnostic radiology.

Primary Telephone: 
613-860-3111
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@car.ca
Fax Number: 
613-860-3112
Street Address: 
310-377 Dalhousie St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 9N8

Diagnostic X-rays and pregnancy

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the effects and risks of diagnostic x-rays to both the expectant mother and the fetus. Suggests ways to minimize the risks to the fetus.

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Series: It's Your Health
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