Health Effects of Radiation:
5 Themes

Radiation Around Us

When some people hear the word radiation, they may tend to think that it only exists in special places like nuclear facilities and medical institutions. Actually, we are exposed to radiation from sources such as the ground, space, air, and foods that exist in nature.
This digest will explain ambient dose rates in major cities in Japan and around the world, as well as radiation exposure from nature, and also touch on how to interpret risks.

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Radiation around us

Radiation is invisible to the eye, and it has no smell, so it's hard to get a sense of it, but it exists all around us. In this section, you can learn about radiation doses in Japan and other parts of the world, as well as exposure doses in daily life.

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Although there are concerns about the risks of health effects from radiation, on the other hand, radiation is used for various things in many familiar places.
This section presents the concept of risks and benefits.

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Health Effects of Radiation: 5 Themes