News tagged with potassium iodide

So far, risk low from radiation in food in Japan

(AP) -- Radiation-tainted spinach from Japan's damaged nuclear reactors may sound scary, but here's a reality check: Even if any made it to stores there, you'd have to be Popeye to eat enough to worry.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Health
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Health experts sound warning over iodine rush

Japan's nuclear crisis has sparked panic buying of iodine pills, with online bids exceeding $500 for a single packet, but health experts hosed down the hysteria and warned the pills are of limited use. ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Other
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Fears of health risks rise amid Japan crisis

(AP) -- Fears about health risks rose dramatically in Japan Tuesday with news of a greater radiation release and renewed warnings to remaining residents within 20 miles to stay indoors.

dateMar 15, 2011 in Health
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BUSM researchers encourage use of potassium iodide

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are strongly encouraging prenatal vitamin manufacturers to use only potassium iodide and not other sources of iodine in their products. According to the researchers, ...

dateFeb 25, 2009 in Health
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