MD Gives Quack Science Speeches – Claims Smiling Is Protection From Radiation

The Japanese government is running a bizarre pro nuclear propaganda / brainwashing campaign in the aftermath of Fukushima to try to convince local residents they would be immune to radiation poisoning if they simply drank beer or smiled a lot.The government actually hired a "radiation expert" to host loony, quack science public speeches in which … Continue reading MD Gives Quack Science Speeches – Claims Smiling Is Protection From Radiation

Hard Exercise Causes 7-Fold Increase In Heart Problems

The theory of hormesis says that damaging body cells with extreme exercise and/or high amounts of radiation will benefit you, because it stimulates the immune and repair mechanisms of the body. Can this theory be true?We covered the subject of hormesis and the dangers of radiation in another article, showing that even low levels of … Continue reading Hard Exercise Causes 7-Fold Increase In Heart Problems

Hormesis; What Does Not Kill You, Is Good For You

According to Wikepedia; Hormesis (from Greek hórmēsis "rapid motion, eagerness," from ancient Greek hormáein "to set in motion, impel, urge on") is the term for generally favorable biological responses to low exposures to toxins and other stressors. A pollutant or toxin showing hormesis thus has the opposite effect in small doses as in large doses. … Continue reading Hormesis; What Does Not Kill You, Is Good For You

Radon Dangers; Hormesis Explored

NBC's Rossen Reports on the danger of RADON in schools and in your home.According to Wikipedia; "Radon ( /ˈreɪdɒn/ ray-don) is a chemical element with the atomic number 86, and is represented by the symbol Rn. It is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as the decay product of uranium or thorium. Its most stable isotope, 222Rn, has a half-life of 3.8 days. Radon is one of the densest substances … Continue reading Radon Dangers; Hormesis Explored