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Radiation and Cancer: Risks of Leukemia in Nuclear Workers More Than Double Previous Estimate via Counter Punch

In 2013, I discussed several epidemiological studies providing good evidence of radiogenic risks at very low exposure levels. A powerful new study has been published in Lancet Haematology [1] which adds to this evidence. However the study’s findings are more … Continue reading

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Nuclear watchdog proposes raising maximum radiation dose to 250 millisieverts via The Asahi Shimbun

Nuclear plant workers in Japan will be allowed to be exposed to more than twice the current level of radiation in emergency situations, according to the Nuclear Regulation Authority’s Radiation Council. The radiation exposure limit will be raised from the … Continue reading

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