Radiation-Love-Hate

Radiation is everywhere; most of us don’t even know how much of this toxin we are exposed to everyday. It is in our food, our soil, even in our bodies. Yet, most of us are afraid of radiation. We have been told it is very dangerous and can be deadly, but research shows no one has died from being exposed, even during disasters.

The author states that the amounts we are exposed to is so small that no damage is done, even during scans and x-rays. She also explains how the radiation from scans and x-rays affects our bodies differently from the ingested form used during Radioactive Iodine Therapy, a common treatment for thyroid disease.

Here are the four most common myths:


http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_11-3-2016-9-26-29

 

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