MAPW media release: Doctors slam uranium miner over junk science on radiation safety - 1 May 2012

Announcing a statement signed by 45 medical doctors calling on uranium mining company Toro Energy to stop promoting the view that low-level radiation is beneficial to human health. Toro Energy, which plans to mine uranium at Wiluna in WA and has interests in uranium exploration ventures in the NT and SA, has sponsored speaking tours by controversial Canadian scientist Doug Boreham.The release notes that recent research has heightened rather than reduced concern about adverse health impacts of low-level radiation.