That’s what the title says, but the article is mostly about the nuclear crisis. And there’s this astonishing tidbit of information buried in it:

Because more than 70 million CT scans are carried out each year, the US National Cancer Institute has estimated that 29,000 Americans will get cancer as a result of the CT scans they received in 2007 alone

via BBC News – Japan nuclear threat: The tsunami is the bigger tragedy.


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