Geiger Readings Across America: The Effects of Radiation in Everyday Life

Despite U.S. consumers' growing awareness of iodide pills, Geiger counters and emergency kits in the wake of Japan's nuclear scare, most people here have little to worry about, experts say. Radiation, they say, is all around us, even inside of us, and it's perfectly safe for the most part. To illustrate the point, ABC News took a Geiger counter around New York City to test different objects and locations. Even in the middle of Central Park, there is always a background level of radiation. At...Full Story
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