Jack Healy

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Sponsored by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Plutonium – Health Implications for Man, edited by J. W Healy, addresses the concern over the health and environmental hazards of plutonium. It represents a set of articles that covers the influence of plutonium chemistry on its behavior, the exposure pathways, the distribution, metabolism, and transport in(More)
A review of the literature was carried out to investigate the following: the fraction of Pu in the body that was in the gonads; the necessity for a localization factor in calculating the genetic dose to humans; and the possibility that an unexpectedly high relative biological effectiveness (RBE) causing genetic effects could occur for alpha particles. Human(More)