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Helium Shortage, But Hospitals Okay for Now

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

There is a shortage of helium in the world, and while you may see helium as a gas used for fun in balloons, and to make your voice sound different, it’s actually used in medical applications. Denni Brown with the Radiology Department at Washington County Hospital and Clinics says they use helium to cool the magnets for MRI machines.

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