Snarky Comment vs. Reality
According to a snarky summary at Fark:
Study shows nuclear plant workers have higher risk of cancer. In other news, firefighters have higher risk of getting burned, racecar drivers get into crashes, and working with Drew might get you drunkOn the other hand, the actual article under discussion says:
When the researchers looked at deaths from all causes and deaths from all cancers as a whole, the workers had rates that were below the U.S. norm. However, as mentioned, there was an excess of certain cancers.Maybe the radioactivity stops some cancers.