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Old 08-26-2013, 01:47 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by baja View Post
What he is saying is any disaster will cause a spike and this does not have to involve radiation so saying Chernobyl has the same issues does not defeat his argument.
So after a tsunami -- there will be a spike in children having heart attacks? This is preposterous. In fact, it's so obviously ridiculous it does not rate a reply.

Such a spike in children is very unusual -- but given what is known about radiation it is not really surprising. Children are 1000 X more vulnerable to radiation because children are growing, hence, their DNA is undergoing rapid replication. It is well known that radiation causes damage during cell division.

I challenge Gyldenglove to present data showing such a pattern in children after tsunamis or hurricanes. MHG
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