About RIRAD

Rhode Island Radiology Society is a site made to give you the latest facts and advancements in Radiotherapy and Radiology.

When we hear the word “Radiation”, bad things come up in our heads.

Yes, there are some radiation that are really harmful to our bodies like Gamma rays. But as we learned to control them, these types of radiation soon became beneficial to us.

Microwaves are used to cook your favorite popcorn. X-Rays are used to scan broken bones and malfunctioning organs. Radiation from Uranium and Plutonium are used to power Nuclear Power Plants which gives us cheap electricity. Cosmic Radiation are used to explore the heavens above us. Radiation from the Sun gives us warmth and light.

There are a lot of benefits, as long as you use them sparingly and with caution.

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I assure you, you will gain helpful knowledge in this.