Tagged as Ionizing Radiation

Most people depend on their doctor(s) when it comes to the most important decisions they make about their health.  For many things, doctors are indeed a good source of information, considering how intense their education and training in the health sciences is. But there are also a number of areas or topics about which doctors simply aren't the best source of information.  A glaring example is nutrition. ...
Not too long ago, people didn't know that ionizing radiation was a very harmful thing.  Because of that ignorance, many people got sick or died. In spite of the fact that ionizing radiation has helped humanity in a number of (albeit questionable) ways, the fact remains that it has also been responsible for much harm and destruction. In fact, some experts have predicted that ionizing radiation may ultimately...