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Radiation Pills

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...

Who Needs Iodine, And When

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

The iodine defense works against the threat of I-131, and the Japanese in the affected area should be using it. We in the U.S. should not. But we should understand it, so it's there for us if ever we need it. I certainly hope we don't.

Japan Crisis Spikes Demand For Radiation Pills

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Japan's nuclear crisis is spiking demand in the U.S. and a few other places for a cheap drug that can protect against one type of radiat...