Matthew Vernon, MD | Health matters: Radon, the hidden danger

Radon is a dangerous radioactive gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium and thorium. Present in nearly all soils and, at very low levels, in the air we breathe, radon is literally all around us. The radon we breathe in can continue on...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/12/2020

Radiating fear

To obtain a real perspective of the dangers of the Vermont Yankee plant, one must consider that the average American absorbs considerably more radiation from environmental sources (including indoor radon). Other radiation comes man-made and medical...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/19/2008