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  • Writer's pictureDr. Sandor Demeter

Your teeth can reveal how much radiation you’ve been exposed to

In 2021, and for the first time in Canadian history, researchers used EPR to measure lifelong radiation exposure in residents living close to Canadian nuclear power plants.

The results were published in March in Health Physics by Lekhnath Ghimire and Edward Waller, a postdoctoral student and faculty member, respectively, at Ontario Tech University in Oshawa. Ghimire and Waller partnered with local dentists to collect teeth of permanent residents of Ontario’s Durham region, which has two operating nuclear power plants – Pickering and Darlington.

Full article published in Healthy Debate

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