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Rebecca Terrell
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Radiation Myths Harming Public Health
Radiation Myths Harming Public Health by Jay Lehr, February 24, 2010 I was recently invited to lunch by the editors of Newsweek magazine in New York City to discuss with them my views on what should be included in their next special issue on the nation's en...

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Under-Exposed Book Review in the Journal of American Physicians & Surgeons
http://www.jpands.org/vol11no1/bookreviews.pdf Under-Exposed: What if Radiation is Actually Good for You? by Ed Hiserodt, 247 pp, paperback, $14.95, ISBN 0930073355, Little Rock, Ark., Laissez-Faire Books, 2005. The linear no-threshold (LNT) hypothesis for ...

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Acknowledgements
Over the past several years I have had occasion to attend seminars and conference where I was able to meet personally with many of those I have quoted. Without exception, they have taken time for my "dumb" questions and have encouraged me to help "create un...

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Appendix Part 2
3) Immunosurveillance systems are able to eliminate clones of transformed cells, as is shown by tumor cell transplants. The effectiveness of immunosurveillance is also shown by the large increase in the incidence of several types of cancers among immunosupp...

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Appendix
Academie des Sciences (Academy of Sciences) Academie nationale de Medecine (National Academy of Medicine) Dose-effect relationships and estimation of the carcinogenic effects of low doses of ionizing radiation March 6, 2005 Andre Aurengo (Rapporteur), Dietr...

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The "Linear Mafia's" Last Hurrah?
On June 29, 2005, a politicized committee appointed by the National Academy of Sciences issued a well-publicized report that is in total disagreement with the unanimous French Academy of Science and Academy of Medicine's May 2005 report. H. Josef Hebert, an...

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Chernobyl Revisited
Let us return to mankind's worst nuclear disaster, Chernobyl. We have been told that the embryos and children in the downwind plume of extremely radioactive materials would be mutated. A recent report, which I was pleased to hear radio commentator Paul Harv...

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The Environmental Test Lab II
The unfortunate Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki provide us with a test lab without peer. Thousands of citizens of all ages were exposed to different amounts of radiation in a very short period of time. From their locations at the time of the blast...
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