Tox Town Adds New Uranium Page!
The National Library of Medicine’s Tox Town has added Uranium to the list of toxic substances on its chemical pages. Uranium is a radioactive element that is used in nuclear power plants and military applications. In the U.S., there are approximately 15,000 uranium mines in 14 states in the West and Southwest. For information on uranium, how you might be exposed, and how it can affect your health, visit the English and Spanish Tox Town pages.