Tests and Imaging

Rx for Doctors: Stop With the Urine Tests

By Paula Span, The New York Times, October 14, 2019. It’s such a common routine in a doctor’s office or clinic or hospital that patients tend to comply without thinking: Step on the scale, roll

How Dangerous Are CT Scans?

By Dr. C.H. Weaver M.D., CancerConnect.com, updated 1/2019. CT scan is short for computerized tomography scan. CT scans are a type of X-ray that provide highly detailed images. CT, or CAT scans, are special X-ray… Read More

MRI Dangers

By Dr. Mercola. Condensed by APRA. Gadolinium: The MRI Agent Linked to Brain Abnormalities. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the better choices if you need a diagnostic imaging procedure performed. Unlike CT scans… Read More

Medical Imaging Dangers

Radiation risk from medical imaging From Harvard Women’s Health Watch. Updated: April 2, 2018    There’s been a lot in the media about radiation exposure from medical imaging, and many of my patients are asking about… Read More