November 15, 2017

Radioactive isotope strontium-90 is called the “bone seeker” by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Strontium-90 acts chemically like calcium and concentrates in bones and in bone marrow where blood is made.

Sources:

https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/glossary/bone-s...

October 1, 2017

If you search the internet for how radioactive our world is, you’ll find friendly websites, not at all scary with cartoon illustrations (even though this is a science) and written for elementary classrooms.

Here is an example of one of these websites:

https://www3.epa.g...

September 18, 2017

In 1979, I didn’t know about radioactive isotopes.

As a teenager, I barely noticed Three Mile Island nuclear plant across the Susquehanna River.

In 2012, I was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Previously, my younger brother was also diagnosed with a brain tumor, skin cancer...

September 9, 2017

I was born and raised in Pennsylvania, a beautiful place to grow up and I hold many memories close to my heart.

When I was home on book tour in 2003, I began to hear sad news of my high school friends, who were no longer with us and it was too soon; they were too young....

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