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We have found that health of local residents improves after nuclear plants close. 8211; Click here to read journal article about short-term changes (fewer child cancers, infant deaths). 8211; Click here to read journal article about long-term changes (fewer total cancers). CITIZEN RADIATION MONITORING NETWORKS. By Joseph J. Mangano , MPH, MBA. We have established networks of citizens who monitor airborne radiation levels near nuclear plants, using hand-sized counters hooked up to computers. Nov 06, 2011.