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Experts Call for Better Oversight of Radiological Procedures
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While diagnostic and therapeutic medical radiation have many important benefits, a House subcommittee on Friday took a closer look at recent reports in which radiation reportedly caused injuries in a variety of settings—and how to avoid these risks and hazards.

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), chair of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, said the hearing was not because Congress thinks that medical radiation is bad.