Japan: Psychological Risks Loom in Tokyo Water Warning

Greenwire: Overnight, Tokyo transformed into the world's largest psychological laboratory. Japan's now-rescinded warning yesterday that radioactive iodine in the city's drinking water exceeded standards set for infants' chronic radiation exposure was, above all, a public health threat. But it is likely that the warning's psychological effects on Tokyo could cause lasting stress to a group particularly at risk during nuclear crisis: young mothers. The mental health legacies of nuclear power accidents like......

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