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Low-dose radiation is good for you

September 7, 2011
By Jack Phillips , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

The National Academy of Sciences report, "Biologic Effects of Ionizing Radiation VII," published in 2006, is the seventh in a series concerning radiation health effects. It states that "a comprehensive review of available data supports a 'linear-no-threshold' (LNT) risk model - that the risk of cancer proceeds in a linear fashion at lower doses without a threshold and that the smallest dose has the potential to cause a small increase in risk to humans."



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