Archive for the ‘Radiation’ Category

 

Warning: Your Lap Is No Place for a Laptop

Posted on March 23rd, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

As its name suggests, the laptop is designed to be placed and used on your lap. But did you know that this is actually dangerous? Ironic as it seems, research proves that placing a laptop directly on your lap for prolonged periods of time is harmful to your health because of electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure. […]

 
 

How To Protect Yourself from the Dangers of X-rays

Posted on November 7th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  2 Comments »

(This is a continuation of the article The Dangers of CT Scans: How CT Stands for ‘Cancer Trap’) CT scans, X-rays, and mammograms put your health at risk because of high radiation exposure. The good news is that it’s possible to reduce the amount of radiation when you undergo X-rays. Radiology and radiologic physics experts […]

 
 

The Dangers of CT Scans: How CT Stands for ‘Cancer Trap’

Posted on October 7th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  2 Comments »

As you lie on a bed and move through a ring-shaped CT scan machine, your body is bombarded by a series of X-ray beams with dangerously high levels of radiation. Studies show that this radiation overload can increase your risk of cancer. A computer tomography (CT) scan is a medical imaging technology that uses computer […]