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Radiation Health

Radiation: What It Is and What You Need to Know About It

Robert Peter Gale | Posted 05.25.2013 | Science
Robert Peter Gale

We all fear radiation yet life depends on it. We each are radioactive, living on a radioactive planet, in a radioactive solar system, in a radioactive universe, in a radioactive galaxy. Radiation can both kill us and cure us.

Radiation And Health: The Aftershocks Of Japan's Nuclear Disaster

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

One may be exposed to elevated levels of radiation by breathing in radioactive particles, ingesting them, or coming into close bodily contact with a source of radiation. Different types of radiation will produce different health effects.

Healthy Tips For Protecting Your Body From Radiation And Nuclear Fallout

Dr. James P. Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. James P. Blumenthal

Let's talk about protecting ourselves and our loved ones from the fall-out.

How to Protect Yourself From Radiation

Hyla Cass, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hyla Cass, M.D.

The nuclear catastrophe raging through Japan's nuclear power complex is generating an intense fear of radioactive fallout potentially reaching North America.

How Much Radiation Is Unsafe?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Concern is mounting about potential health risks of radiation from the crippled nuclear reactors in Japan. How much radiation you get depends on the d...

The Health Effects Of Radiation Exposure

BBC News | Richard Warry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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