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Tag: Beth Sharlow

Reducing the Threat of Radiation (and Terrorism)
June 18, 2016

Right now, there's no real treatment for radiation exposure. If you are exposed to a fatal dose and don't die right away, the best doctors can do is try to ease your suffering until you do die. That's scary to think about, especially in an age when terrorists are actively…