U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Radiation Protection, http://www.epa.gov/rpdweb00/understand/health_effects.html (Accessed on November 10, 2014). Non-stochastic or deterministic health effects, the second EPA category, results from acute, high-dose exposure to ionizing radiation. The severity of these effects is dose-dependent and includes symptoms of “radiation poisoning” such as nausea, vomiting, weakness, alopecia, premature aging, cellular damage, skin changes, and death.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Radiation Protection,
http://www.epa.gov/rpdweb00/understand/health_effects.html (Accessed on November 10, 2014). Non-stochastic or deterministic health effects, the second EPA category, results from acute, high-dose exposure to ionizing radiation. The severity of these effects is dose-dependent and includes symptoms of “radiation poisoning” such as nausea, vomiting, weakness, alopecia, premature aging, cellular damage, skin changes, and death.