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Potassium Iodide

Chris Kirkham

U.S. Rules On Radiation Pills Vary Widely From State To State

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Potassium iodide pills have played a central role in Japan's nuclear response. And they've contributed to widespread paranoia in the Unite...

Chris Kirkham

Japan Crisis Renews Call For Wider Distribution of Radiation Pills in U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Three weeks ago, it was a chemical compound familiar mostly to pharmacists and radiation experts. Now, in light of the ongoing nuclear cri...

A U.S. Health Meltdown Over Japan's Nuclear Crisis

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Far too many people are worrying themselves sick over the remote possibility that they and their families might be exposed to massive amounts of radiation from Japan.

Matt Sledge

Potassium Iodide Demand Soars On 'Panic' Over Japan Radiation

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

From Los Angeles to British Columbia, West Coast residents are snapping up potassium iodide pills as protection against the radiation they fear could ...

Potassium Iodide Pills Given To Japan Travelers By Thailand

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

BANGKOK -- Thai authorities say they will distribute medicine to citizens traveling to Japan to protect against radiation from damaged nuclear power p...