A Certified Health Physicist’s Reflections on a 40-Year Career in Radiation Protection...

Nov 17, 2016 by

This is a reflection from a certified health physicist regarding his becoming aware, during his 40-year career, that the linear no-threshold (LNT) model and the associated As Low As Reasonably Achievable concept have no scientific basis and make no positive contribution to radiation safety. They should be replaced by an alternative, scientifically based model that includes a threshold, below which there is no harm, and recognition of hormesis and the adaptive response, which reflect the benefits of low-dose and low-dose-rate radiation exposure. Continued use of the unscientific LNT model is not conservative, as most regulators complacently claim but actually harmful. Examples of these harmful impacts in the areas of nuclear power, nuclear medicine, and environmental management are included.  To read this article in full, please visit the International Dose-Response Society...

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Epidemiology Without Biology: False Paradigms, Unfounded Assumptions, and Specious Statistics in Radiation Science...

Jun 20, 2016 by

Anyone can obtain a free PDF version from this email by clicking on the website in the blue box below, headed “Download Your e-Offprint (PDF File).” It will be available in this form for 4 weeks, i.e., until July 17, 3:25 PM (US MST). Epidemiology Without Biology-Springer-2016...

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Rectifying Radon’s Record: An Open Challenge to the EPA...

Jun 18, 2016 by

Rectifying Radons Record-An Open Challenge to the EPA Good article by: Jeffry A Siegel, Charles W Pennington, Bill Sacks and James S Welsh...

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Epidemiology Without Biology: False Paradigms, Unfounded Assumptions, and Specious Statistics in Radiation Science...

Jun 18, 2016 by

Epi Without Biology (BT) (1)   Excellent article by: Bill Sacks, Gregory Meyerson & Jeffry A....

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The High Price of Public Fear of Low-dose Radiation...

Jun 14, 2016 by

Waltar et al-2016Jun_High price public fear...

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An open letter to the Chairmen of the Democratic and Republican National Committees...

Jun 2, 2016 by

Subject:   Platform Position on Including Nuclear Power as an Essential Component of the U.S. Energy Security Strategy SARI Open Letter to Political Parties to Include Strong Position on Nuclear Power-2016-Final SARI Open Letter to U.S. Senate and House Energy Committees on Nuclear Energy – draft...

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Mervyn Cohen’s IPR talk – 2016 – “Should the ALARA concept and Image Gently campaign be terminated?”...

May 20, 2016 by

I am charged with the difficult task of presenting the argument that ALARA and Image Gently should be terminated. My plea to you all is to use the infrastructure and energy provided by Image Gently to provide your patients with the best possible care. But, make changes because they are the correct thing to do, not because of a hypothetical fear of radiation. We will present evidence that ALARA and Image Gently have caused harm to our patients by getting them to believe that there is a risk of getting cancer from a CT scan. Mervyn Cohen IPR...

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The Chernobyl Conundrum: Is Radiation As Bad As We Thought?...

May 18, 2016 by

“Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster, it has become clear that radioactivity might be less harmful than originally thought. Some researchers even believe it may be beneficial in small doses.”  Please click here to read the full article:  The Chernobyl Conundrum-der Spiegel –...

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Is low-level radiation a killer or a cure?...

May 17, 2016 by

Olmstead-2016May16_Story about Don Luckey Is low-level radiation a killer or a cure? Former MU professor’s theory...

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Rockefeller Foundation’s hefty influence Propagating fears about health effect of low dose radiation – Atomic Insights -5.11.16...

May 12, 2016 by

Rockefeller Foundation- hefty influence Propagating fears about health effect of low dose radiation Atomic Insights -5.11.16   http://atomicinsights.com/rockefeller-foundations-influence-education-health-effect-low-dose-radiation/...

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Chemicals, Cancer and Common Sense...

May 6, 2016 by

Schell_Chemicals, Cancer and Common...

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U.S. Low Dose Radiation Research Program – (Now defunded)...

Apr 30, 2016 by

Noelle Metting – Low Dose Update-2012...

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Why What You Think About Radiation Might Just Be Wrong...

Apr 24, 2016 by

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2016-04-21/why-what-you-think-about-radiation-might-just-be-wrong Why What You Think About Radiation Might Just Be Wrong...

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