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  1. Potassium iodide is used to protect the thyroid gland from taking in radioactive iodine that may be released ... damage the thyroid gland. You should only take potassium iodide if there is a nuclear radiation emergency and ...
  2. Potassium Iodide (KI)
  3. Frequently Asked Questions on Potassium Iodide (KI) (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final Guidance on Potassium Iodide as a Thyroid Blocking Agent in Radiation Emergencies.
  4. Potassium Iodide (KI) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Thyroid Diseases/Related Issues ... Thyroid Diseases ... Radiation Exposure/Treatments and Therapies ... Radiation Exposure ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  5. Frequently Asked Questions about Radiation Emergencies (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about a radiation emergency. Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... faq dirty bomb dirty bombs ...
  6. Radiation Exposure (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is radiation? Radiation is energy. It travels in the form of energy waves or high-speed particles. Radiation can occur naturally or be man-made. ...
  7. Iodine From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... in dietary supplements, usually in the form of potassium iodide or sodium iodide. Many multivitamin-mineral supplements contain ... a daily supplement containing 150 mcg iodine as potassium iodide. The American Academy of Pediatrics has similar guidance. ...
  8. Nuclear Radiation and the Thyroid (American Thyroid Association) - PDF  
    Radiation Exposure/Related Issues ... Radiation Exposure ... Thyroid Cancer/Related Issues ... Thyroid Cancer ... American Thyroid Association ... PDF ... Nuclear Radiation
  9. Radionuclide Basics: Iodine (Environmental Protection Agency)  
    Radiation Exposure/Specifics ... Radiation Exposure ... Iodine (chemical symbol I) is produced commercially for medical and industrial uses through nuclear fission. ...
  10. Thyroid Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones ...
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