[ RadSafe ] Collective Dose and Death

Harry Reynolds hreynolds at energysolutions.com
Wed Jan 5 13:45:45 CST 2011

Does this mean that the "aspirin analogy" so often used to explain and
discredit LNT is also invalid?

Harry Reynolds
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-----Original Message-----
From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu
[mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Otto G. Raabe
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 12:31 PM
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Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Collective Dose and Death

At 09:44 AM 1/5/2011, Linda Sewell wrote:
>If 100 people each jump off a 1 foot curb and 1 person jumps off a 100
>foot "curb" are the health effects the same?
This example is for a deterministic phenomenon. It does not apply to 
a stochastic  phenomenon.


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