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Ian Weniger Penny, I'm very disappointed that you're encouraging Canadians to start stocking up on iodide tablets. The Japanese disaster is too far away from us to ... View > 16-Mar-11
Penney Clarification -- this article does NOT recommend potassium iodide pills, and it does carry a strong warning against taking large doses of anything. However, ... View > 17-Mar-11


From: Ian Weniger - Posted: 16-Mar-11 - 22:17

Penny, I'm very disappointed that you're encouraging Canadians to start stocking up on iodide tablets. The Japanese disaster is too far away from us to require that kind of intervention. We are both old enough to remember Chernobyl. I don't recall a lot of harm done more than 300km away from the Ukraine. Perhaps people should start taking radiation measurements now and check for abnormal levels before rushing to overmedicate. In the meantime, Straight Goods needs to provide accurate information about health risks. This report creates the inaccurate impression that we need to protect ourselves from the Fukushima meltdown right now.

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From: Penney - Posted: 17-Mar-11 - 11:53

Clarification -- this article does NOT recommend potassium iodide pills, and it does carry a strong warning against taking large doses of anything. However, keeping your thyroid full of good quality iodine can't hurt, and in the worst case scenario, precautionary measures could well protect your health. I'm just saying ...

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