FDA moves to shield children from unnecessary radiation exposure

The FDA on Wednesday released its recommendations for reducing children's exposure to unnecessary radiation from medical imaging tests. The agency has asked medical device manufacturers to develop new scanners to lower radiation exposure for pediatric patients and encouraged doctors to consider how many scans a patient has had and whether a radiation-free alternative might be available.

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