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Comparing risks and mitigation measures

Malcolm Potts, professor of population and family planning | February 13, 2010

I am sure you have been following the sad case of benign but functionally impairing brain tumors in one university electrician exposed to traces of plutonium. Evidence of traces of plutonium were found in a lead container which had been stored at the back of a cupboard in Campbell Hall since the 1940s. It is … Continue reading »

Not enough known about chronic brain injury

John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus, public health | November 24, 2009

I’m skeptical that this will make a difference.  We have very little knowledge about repetitive trauma to the brain and chronic brain injury.  All a neurologist will be able to say after a concussion is that the player is back to his/her steady state.  There is little data to inform whether or not a second, … Continue reading »