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Potassium Iodide

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NPR's Adam Hochberg reports on a public health recommendation for people who live near nuclear power plants. The American Academy of Pediatrics says households within ten miles of the plants should keep potassium iodide pills on hand to protect the thyroid gland in case of a radioactive release.

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