Nuke Fears Spark Potassium Iodide Poisoning

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Nuke Fears Spark Potassium Iodide Poisoning

Poison control centers are starting to receive calls from people who are experiencing negative side effects from potassium iodide pills ingested due to fear that radiation from Japan will hit U.S. shores. What do you think?

  • "So instead of controlling your own destiny, you'd rather just wait and see whether the radiation threat was real or not? Not me, mister."

    Miguel Allen
    Systems Analyst
  • "And some of those people injured themselves trying to use the telephone."

    Patsy Rizzo
    Ankle-Patch Molder
  • "At a minimum, this sexes up the usual humdrum of ‘My child drank Drano!’ life at the poison control center a bit."

    Dutch Newmark
    Modeler
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