[ RadSafe ] Re: LNT= "practical" regulation? CT
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 17 12:21:49 CST 2006
If you believe so strongly in what you say, I would
assume that you would find the resources to get a CT
done yearly. Do you know if Dr. Looney gets a CT scan
--- howard long <hflong at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Yearly, 10rem whole body CT is advocated by my
> friend Gerald Looney, MD PhD (radiology), who
> credits it with saving his life (from renal cancer
> removed early),
> as he indicated on Radsafe a year ago. It has not
> been as convenient or economical for me yet. Howard
> John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dr. Long,
> Are you taking 10 rem CT scans every year?
> --- howard long wrote:
> > Closer analogy than air pollution regulation (and
> > I considered being LA Public Health AP Control
> > Officer 45 years ago) should be radiation in the
> > wave length of ultra violet.
> > Like ionizing radiation and unlike air pollution,
> > UV is not visible or smellable, but burns in high
> > dosage (sunburn and sunlamp overexposure) but is
> > needed in lower dosage (vitamin D absorbtion to
> > prevent osteoporosis, etc).
> > Regulators, stop your lazy, frightening, horribly
> > expensive, nuclear power inhibiting LNT fraud and
> > expedite anything (like full-body CT scan) up to
> > rem/year!
> > Howard Long MD MPH
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
e-mail: crispy_bird at yahoo.com
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