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Merril Eisenbud and Thomas Gesell, Environmental Radioactivity: From Natural, Industrial, and Military Sources, 4th Edition (Academic Press, San Diego, 1997).

W. R. Hendee and F. M. Edwards, Health Effects of Exposure to Low-level Ionizing Radiation (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK, 1996).

National Research Council, Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation, BEIR V, Report of the Committee on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiations (National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1990).

Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombs

William J. Schull, Effects of Atomic Radiation: A Half-Century of Studies From Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Wiley-Liss, New York, 1995).

D.A. Pierce, Y. Shimizu, D.L. Preston, M. Vaeth, and K. Mabuchi, "Studies of the Mortality of Atomic Bomb Survivors. Report 12, Part 1. Cancer: 1950-1990," Radiation Research 146, 1-27 (1996).

Nuclear workers

E. Cardis et al., "Effects of Low Doses and Low Dose Rates of External Ionizing Radiation: Cancer Mortality among Nuclear Industry Workers in Three Countries," Radiation Research 142, 117-132 (1995).

Indoor Radon

Bernard L. Cohen, "Test of the Linear-No Threshold Theory of Radiation Carcinogenesis for Inhaled Radon Decay Products," Health Physics 68, 157-174 (1995).

Jay H. Lubin and John D. Boice, Jr., "Lung Cancer Risk From Residential Radon: Meta-analysis of Eight Epidemiological Studies," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 89, 49-57 (1997).

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