[ RadSafe ] Few exposed troops test positive for DU

Roger Helbig rwhelbig at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 02:37:06 CDT 2009

This journal provided a free copy of this article.  I am used to them
wanting something like $30/article and that is well beyond my non-existent
serious hobby budget.  Thank you.

EXPOSURE SCIENCE | *Biological Monitoring for Depleted Uranium Exposure in
U.S. Veterans* <http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2009/0800413/abstract.html>
Carrie D. Dorsey, Susan M. Engelhardt, Katherine S. Squibb, and Melissa A.
953 [ Abstract <http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2009/0800413/abstract.html> ]
[ Full <http://www.ehponline.org/members/2009/0800413/0800413.html> ]
[ PDF<http://www.ehponline.org/members/2009/0800413/0800413.pdf>]

.On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 12:20 AM, Roger Helbig <rwhelbig at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.navytimes.com/news/2009/06/military_depleted_uranium_061609w/
> Few exposed troops test positive for DU
>  By Kelly Kennedy<kellykennedy at atpco.com?subject=Question+from+NavyTimes.com+reader>- Staff writer
> Posted : Monday Jun 22, 2009 6:50:14 EDT
> New research using more sensitive testing found that only veterans who have
> fragments of depleted-uranium shrapnel still embedded in their bodies tested
> positive for chemicals indicating they have been poisoned.
> The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives,
> included 1,769 urine samples from veterans and service members with a
> history of exposure to depleted uranium, or DU. Only three — those with
> embedded shrapnel — tested positive for DU exposure.

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