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Top Ten Thyroid Stories of 2006


Updated December 20, 2006

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Chernobyl's 20th Anniversary
Top Ten Thyroid Stories of 2006
April 26, 2006 was 20 years to the day since the Chernobyl nuclear accident -- and the health effects of the worst nuclear plant accident in history were still in the news.

UNICEF Says Iodine Could Have Helped to Spare Many Children From Thyroid Cancer

As the 20th anniversary of Chernobyl approaches, UNICEF says that the number of children who developed thyroid cancer could have been significantly lower if they had been consuming iodized salt in their daily diet at the time of the accident. Find out more now.

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