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People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

wesa.fm — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly being given computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

kcur.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly being given computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

kalw.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

wvpublic.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

wlrn.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

wfae.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

kuow.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

news.wabe.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.

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npr.org — If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan. That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly getting computed tomography scans, a study finds.
Jan 19, 2016

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Jan 19, 2016

Via @NPR: People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans n.pr/1QbESAm @HealthNewsFL @sammymack

Jan 20, 2016

“The 72 million CT scans that Americans got in 2007 will cause 29,000 excess cancers” buff.ly/1JhYuU4

Medicaid programs fall short when it comes to helping smokers quit

scpr.org — Smoking is the No. 1 cause of premature death and preventable illness in the United States. And since one-third of Medicaid participants smoke, compared to 17 percent of the general population, you'd think the states would be all about helping people in their Medicaid programs to quit.
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