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Dental x-rays linked to common brain tumor

Always never felt comfortable why the dentist was wanting annual x-rays for people with no tooth decay.  So glad we blew them off as x-rays are certainly not healthy.

Reuters reports-

A new study suggests people who had certain kinds of dental X-rays in the past may be at an increased risk for meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor in the U.S.

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