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THE ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY IS ALERTING PARENTS TO THE DANGERS OF RADIATION EXPOSURE THROUGH THE “IMAGE GENTLY” CAMPAIGN..
 
IEMA SPOKESPERSON PATTI THOMPSON SAYS THE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN AND “IMAGE GENTLY” WEBSITE HELPS MOMS AND DADS BETTER EDUCATE THEMSELVES ON THE POTENTIAL NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF X-RAYS AND C-T SCANS IN CHILDREN.
 
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THE CAMPAIGN ALSO URGES MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO MAKE SURE THE LOWEST DOSE OF RADIATION NEEDED IS USED WHEN X-RAYING KIDS.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION…VISIT THE WEBSITE: IMAGE GENTLY DOT ORG.

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