Testing Affirms Below-Background Radiation Levels At Site Of Detroit River Materials CollapseRadiological testing conducted Friday at the site of a sediment collapse into the Detroit River shows levels of radiation below background levels throughout the site, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy announced Friday afternoon.
Beaumont Dr. Gets Accolades For Research On Breast Cancer TreatmentBeaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb says instead of treating partial breast radiation over a series of weeks -- she can do it in just five days.
New Approach To Help Cancer Patients Deal With Radiation Side-EffectsRadiation to the chest can damage the heart's valves and the protective sac around the heart.
Doctor Touts Convenience, Effectiveness Of Two Day Breast Cancer TreatmentIn the past, treating early stage partial breast cancer with radiation took 6 weeks, recently it's been reduced to five days and now an area doctor believes the regimen can be given in just two days.
Report Of 'Dangerously High' Radiation Was False AlarmSome people in northern Indiana, near the Michigan border, were alarmed Friday after a website reported readings indicating that radiation levels were at a catastrophic level.
Cancer-Killing Proton Therapy Center Opening In MIMichigan cancer patients won't have to travel out-of-state any more for an accurate and effective therapy that treats the disease. The state's first cancer-killing Proton Therapy Center is on the horizon.
DEQ: Less Radiation Than A BananaOfficials stress that Michigan residents are in no danger after tests on an air sample have picked up very low levels of radiation.
Nuclear Scare In Japan Leads To Run On Potassium IodideThe growing threat in Japan over nuclear radiation, has created fears locally of exposure and some folks are asking whether any potassium iodide is available here.
Nissan Inspecting Exports For RadiationWWJ and Fox Two Business Editor Murray Feldman says the automaker calls it a "precaution."
Does Iodine Combat Radiation?As authorities race to combat the threat of multiple nuclear reactor meltdowns in Japan some people are wondering how effective iodine tablets are in combating exposure to radiation?
Coping With Natural & Man-Made DisastersWhen major catastrophes occur, such as the devastation involving exposure to large amounts of radiation in Japan, the challenges of returning to a normal life can seem insurmountable.
Grant Could Enable Better CT Scans At Lower Radiation Doses