The Radium Girls

The Radium Girls were the first people who worked, for years, with one of the world’s most radioactive substances — and suffered the consequences.

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Sources:

http://www.popsci.com/scitech/article/2004-08/healthy-glow-drink-radiation

The Radium Girls

http://www.npr.org/2014/12/28/373510029/saved-by-a-bad-taste-one-of-the-last-radium-girls-dies-at-107

http://www.epa.gov/radiation/radionuclides/radium.html#discovered

http://www.wired.com/2009/12/1221curies-discover-radium/

http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/podcast/Interactive_Periodic_Table_Transcripts/Radium.asp

If radiation causes cancer how does it treat cancer?

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:xmc9kcmApGkJ:www.shu.edu/offices/freshman-studies/upload/Glow-in-the-Dark-RG-article.pdf+&cd=5&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

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