New Hampshire health officials are testing fish in various parts of the state to see if there are elevated levels of radiation following a 2010 tritium leak at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
WBZ has confirmed that a piece of equipment in the basement of the building leaked radiation.
All the events that happened over in Japan were very sad. My thought is regarding all the cars and car parts and other items we import from Japan. Will all of these things bring radiation to the US? Is there a cleaning/clearing process? – Diane, Weymouth
Health officials in Massachusetts are reporting that no radiation has been discovered in a dozen reservoirs, ponds and rivers that serve as sources of drinking water across the state.
Massachusetts is continuing to keep a close eye on trace amounts of radiation that is showing up in local rainwater.
We are a very long way from Japan, so how did that radiation make its way half way around the world?
Low concentrations of radioiodine likely associated with the nuclear power plant issues in Japan were found in a sample of precipitation, state health officials announced on Sunday.
Dan Rea’s guest, Marc Goldsmith is a nuclear engineer answers Dan and caller questions.
If radiation causes cancer, why is radiation one of the treatments for cancer? – Richard, Worcester
Advancements in medical technology help keep us healthy and even save thousands of lives every year. But there are concerns that some of the newest equipment in dental offices could actually be doing us harm.