An MD’s Thoughts On Why Not To Freak Out About Radiation From Japan

While heroic workers battle the threat of nuclear meltdown in Japan, a different kind of fallout seems to threaten the peace of those of us in the US. As fears that radioactive particles will float across the ocean and strike the United States escalate, we seem to be paying less attention to the tragic loss of life and peace in Japan and more on how this might hurt us right here at home....more

Should West Coasters Stockpile Potassium Iodide To Protect Against Radiation?

Apparently, San Francisco and LA health food stores are selling out of potassium iodide supplements because people in California (as well as other West Coast areas) are freaking out about the possibility of radiation fallout from the nuclear power plant disaster in Japan....more