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In the context of epidemiology, it is useful to divide radiation into two types: ionizing and nonionizing. Ionizing radiation contains sufficient energy to remove electrons from atoms or molecules, leaving positively charged particles known as ions. X rays, neutrons, alpha particles, ...

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