Radiation Poisoning


The CDC Will Hold an Info Session on Nuclear War

This month's "grand rounds" topic for public health professionals is, uh, timely.


Exactly What Happens When Your Body Is Exposed to Radiation

During nuclear fallout, doses reach the equivalent of 3 million chest x-rays.


How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack

Experts helped us picture exactly what would happen.


A Scientist Bought the Wrong Brand of Kitty Litter, Caused a Nuclear Accident

The Department of Energy says an organic brand of kitty litter caused an accident at a nuclear waste facility in New Mexico last year.