Effects of Radiation on Health…It All Began in 1895…

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Effects of Radiation on Health…It All Began in 1895…

 

1896  Becquerel discovers radioactivity

Grubbé describes x ray dermatitis of hands

Fuchs publishes advice for hands;

  ‘Keep exposure as short as possible

Keep at least 12 inches from the tube

Coat the exposed skin with vaseline’

1898  The Curies discover Radium and Polonium

 

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