TITLE

Uranium in drinking water, naturally

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/16/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 6, p951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the uranium content of drinking water in Canada. Ways by which uranium enters local water, air and food supplies; Composition of natural uranium; Health effects of natural uranium; Sites of uranium accumulation.
ACCESSION #
12435954

 

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