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Children’s Teeth, Collected Decades Ago, Can Show the Damage of Nuclear Testing via History News Network (Portside)

Lawrence Witner and Joseph Mangano In 2020, Harvard University’s T. C. Chan School of Public Health began a five-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that will examine the connection between early life exposure to toxic metals and later-life … Continue reading

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No: Baby teeth can show nuclear power is a health threat via The Monroe News

The “Tooth Fairy Project” is asking local parents to donate their child’s baby teeth to help answer the question: “Is the Fermi 2 nuclear power reactor a threat to local health?” The otherwise cute name “Tooth Fairy Project” is actually … Continue reading

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Dr. Janette Sherman, 89, Early Force in Environmental Science, Dies via New York Times

By Katharine Q. Seelye Nov. 29, 2019 When Dr. Janette Sherman was practicing internal medicine in suburban Detroit in the 1970s, she noticed that several of her patients were reporting similar symptoms, and that they all worked in automobile factories. She soon … Continue reading

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Iraqi Children Pay High Health Cost of War-Induced Air Pollution, Study Finds via The Guardian UK (Reader Supported News)

ir pollution caused by war may be a major factor in the numbers of birth defects and cancers being reported in Iraq and other war zones, a study has suggested. Human exposure to heavy metals and neurotoxicants from the explosion … Continue reading

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Baby Teeth of Iraqi Children Tell Troubling Tale of War’s Toxic Impacts via Common Dreams

In an effort to learn more about the impacts of long-term exposure to heavy metals and other toxins associated with warzone bombardments and military installations, a new study released Friday examined a sample of donated teeth and discovered that the … Continue reading

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Ernest Sternglass, Physicist and Nuclear Critic, Dies at 91via The New York Times

Ernest J. Sternglass, whose research in radiation physics laid the foundation for important technological advances and who became a prominent opponent of nuclear weapons, died on Feb. 12 at his home in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 91. 。。。」Dr. Sternglass wrote … Continue reading

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