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Briefing Date:06/28/2005
Topic:Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR VII, Phase 2

THE NATIONAL ACADMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Radiation Effects Research
Committee to Assess Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
370 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 3:00 p.m.
1116 Longworth House Office Bldg. -- 4:30 p.m.
and
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
2108 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 2:00 p.m.

on

Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation:
BEIR VII, Phase 2

This report from the National Academies, the seventh in a series, looks at what the latest data on the health of Japanese atomic bomb survivors reveals about the health impact of exposure to low-level radiation, including X-rays.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 29, 2005, and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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