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Radiation disclosure urged

Reuters/Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 26, 2007
Outpatient clinics that perform diagnostic procedures using radioactive materials could do a better job of telling patients that they may set off radiation detectors at security checkpoints, a study shows. The information and documentation that these facilities provide to patients vary widely in quality, according to the Radiation Studies Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.