The idea of X-ray vision has been the stuff of super heroes, comics, science fiction and popular imagination for decades. In real life, X-rays have been part of medicine for more than 100 years. Early on, department stores such as Macy’s and Bloomingdales set up demonstrations and novelty shows installed X-ray “slot machines” where patrons could examine their hand bones for a coin. X-rays have come a long way. Today Radiologic Technology offers many career options; advances in technology make this a dynamic field with opportunities to learn more and specialize.

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