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Nuclear/Radiation Exposure & Chernobyl
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Information on nuclear and radiation exposure, nuclear fallout, and the impact on thyroid health, including the Chernobyl disaster, and the Hanford plant, among others.

Chernobyl's Continuing Thyroid Impact
A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident and its continuing impact on thyroid disease, particularly in children, in Belarus and the Ukraine.

Tokaimura Japan Nuclear Accident / Protecting the Thyroid
Information about the Tokaimura nuclear accident in 1999, and the inexpensive pill that could protect your health in a nuclear accident, and why it's not readily available to everyone at risk in the U.S.

Radiation Exposure and Thyroid Cancer
Good overview of risks of 1950s/60s nuclear testing and effects on the thyroid, from Sloan Kettering.

Study ties fallout to U.S. increase in thyroid cancer
"...Five-year delay in releasing results called major health scandal." As many as 50,000 people may have developed thyroid cancer from the radioactive fallout that traveled across the US in the 1950s after the Nevada blasts.

1950s Radiation Fallout Report Available on the Web
Full NIH Report on nuclear fallout which has in some cases caused thyroid cancers in the US.

Radio-Iodine: From Hanford To Chernobyl . . . And Beyond?
A medical analysis of radiation-induced hypothyroidism due to radioiodine exposure. The definitive article on the subject.

Questions and Answers About Radiation & Thyroid Disease
A Q&A, produced by the Hanford Thyroid Disease Study at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

An Overview of Hanford and Radiation Health Effects
A discussion of the Hanford Nuclear Plant in south central Washington and its 1943 release of radioactive materials.

Hanford Health Information Network Websites
Provides services, info, health care provider education and more to people exposed to radioactive materials released from Hanford.

Hanford Health Information Archives (HHIA)
HHIA collects, preserves and provides public access to info re: the experiences of people exposed to Hanford.

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