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(Nuclear Africa, Philip Lloyd) South Africa - Nuclear Waste. Is it really a problem?
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Philip Lloyd: Nuclear radiation cannot all be bad, because it is used to cure cancer. This seeming paradox lies behind most of medicine. A little can be good for you; a lot can harm. Take too much aspirin and you may die. But I, and many others with a history of heart disease, exist on a diet of around 80 mg aspirin a day. One of the problems with nuclear radiation is that we do not accurately know how small a dose might be beneficial. We know that a large dose is harmful, but we also know that a small dose is not harmful, because we get a small dose naturally.

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