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Doctor Invents "Zero Gravity" Radiation Suit

DrFrasierCrane (609981) writes | about 4 years ago

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DrFrasierCrane (609981) writes "You think you feel weighed down when your dentist lays that lead apron on you to take X-rays: how about the doctors who deal with radiation treatments and have to wear those aprons all day long? A Dallas, Texas, doctor has created a "zero gravity" radiation suit for just that problem. From the article: "Physicians are supposed to wear a lead apron during those procedures. It is back-breakingly heavy and doesn't cover the body completely." The zero gravity suit eliminates the weight and the exposed openings."
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Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#32829832)

Does not defy gravity. Is not a suit. Should have been called a ceiling-suspended radiation shield.

Maybe so... (1)

DrFrasierCrane (609981) | about 4 years ago | (#32830066)

...but "Zero Gravity" Radiation Suit sounds sexier. And, it's what the inventor called it.
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