Nuclear Video Matinee: Fukushima Health Effects in North America (?)

May 2, 2014, 8:57PMANS Nuclear Cafe

Studies by Janette Sherman and Joseph Mangano purporting to link radiation from Fukushima to health effects in the United States have made for alarming headlines in news outlets on occasion, and have come under fire by critics who charge flawed methodology (for example, What Can We Do About Junk Science and Researchers Trumpet Another Flawed Fukushima Study).

When the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation assesses the health effects of Fukushima in Japan and concludes that we are unlikely to see any increase in cancer rates or birth defects-ever, let alone  months or a few years later-well, somebody seems likely to be wrong.

Could it be Mangano and Sherman? For a careful and thorough examination, see the following-and for much more in detail and discussion, visit Mangano and Sherman Take Down at Atomic Insights.

Thanks to GoddardsJournal on YouTube and Atomic Insights.

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