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Unformatted text preview: Persons who eat a large amount of seafood are getting a higher dose from this source of natural radiation than those who dont. Like many of the other situations discussed in this section, some areas of the world have certain foods higher in some radionuclides due to the particular rocks and minerals prevalent in the soil where the crops or livestock are grown. MAN-MADE SOURCES Man-made sources of radiation that individuals are routinely exposed to include medical sources, nuclear fallout, and consumer products . Medical Sources Medical sources of radiation are the greatest source of man-made radiation exposure. Radiation is used both in diagnosing and treating disease....
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2010 for the course MPA mpa1 taught by Professor Scotts during the Spring '10 term at Acton School of Business.
- Spring '10