CT scans

Damaged by the environment, tomb robbers and time, a severed mummified head from the early Middle Kingdom was finally identified. All thanks to science!
A new computer algorithm may reduce the radiation we receive from medical imaging by a lot. But should we worry about the harmful effects of radiation we receive during medical testing?      
Here is ACSH's official list of this year's top 10 scares
It's been a big day for screening discussions. Screening: good! No--screening bad! Depends on who's doing the evaluations of risk/benefit, it seems.
A couple of months ago, a scary op-ed in the NYTimes warned about the cancer epidemic being fed by excessive CT scans. We debunked it then, and now Medscape s dialogue provides more perspective, featuring an ACSH advisor.