Uranium Human Health Fact Sheet

The Environmental Assessment Division of Argonne National Laboratory

This two-page PDF fact sheet briefly describes uranium; what it is, where it comes from, and how it is used. Information is also provided about the human health risks of uranium, including the different manners in which it can be ingested and what happens when it enters the body.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Geochemistry