[ RadSafe ] Re: Serious reporting on Chernobyl - and the LNT
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 2 12:29:39 CST 2005
You are a physician. You should tell them they are
--- howard long <hflong at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Radiophobia was severely aggravated by the Assoc of
> American Catholic Bishops
> tortuously, like the media generally now,
> associating radiation exposure with illness,
> falsely implying causation when the actual incidence
> of cancer was generally LESS.
> Millions of lives were disrupted by that fear then,
> not the radiation itself (except = USA auto deaths
> on any weekend). Worse, that manufactured fear and
> panic would kill many Americans
> fleeing from a "dirty bomb" unnecessarily
> Howard Long
> John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> wrote:
> What are you talking about? What does Catholic
> Charities helping children have to do with Nukalert
> deaths in this country?
> --- hflong at pacbell.net wrote:
> > John,
> > Thousands of deaths are likely to be caused in the
> USA from Chernobyl ignorance and lack of Nukalert
> data in the next 10 years - reason for all HPs to be
> concerned enough to counteract it.
> > It is also worthy of specialists with first hand
> knowledge of the Chernobyl data to correct it with
> more effect than my doing so..
> > Howard long
On Oct. 5, 1947, in the first televised White House address, President Truman asked Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Thursdays to help stockpile grain for starving people in Europe.
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
e-mail: crispy_bird at yahoo.com
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