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Unformatted text preview: additional cancer cases, though, is statistically negligible. There is already an existing natural cancer rate of 20%. About 20% of the population is statistically going to get cancer already. This radiation can have a more serious impact on pregnant woman in the population. Radiation received to the fetus is statistically more dangerous. Again, however, with such a small dose, these calculations rely on the linear hypothesis and scientific studies that follow much higher dosage exposures. Essentially, the amount of radiation released into the air through the gases have not scientifically been proven to be of any real danger. To reiterate, previous studies rely on experimentation with much higher doses of radiation and many believe that our cells have the ability to repair the small amount of damage caused by such low doses....
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- Spring '08