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CANCER RATE IN GRUNDY COUNTY, SITE OF DRESDEN NUKE PLANT, AMONG HIGHEST IN ILLINOIS, WORST FOR RADIATION-SENSITIVE CANCERS via Radiation and Public Health Project (press release)

The current [2014-2018] cancer incidence rate in Grundy County, the site of the Dresden nuclear plant, is 22% above the state rate, the 9thhighest** of all 102 Illinois counties, and oneof the highest in the United States, according to a … Continue reading

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Shutdown of Iowa’s only nuclear power plant will mean less cancer via Des Moines Register

By Joseph Mangano The Duane Arnold shutdown, at a time when safe, renewable wind power is growing rapidly, means a healthier future for Iowans. The derecho that slammed Iowa on Aug. 10 damaged the Duane Arnold nuclear reactor near Cedar … Continue reading

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**Data on leukemia and other cancers (2010-2017) from Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital (Part 2) via Watanabe Etsuji**

**Inquiries have been made to Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital as to the precise meaning of the numbers they released. Further responses will be posted on this site.** (Data on leukemias, cancers, and a few other select illnesses obtained by Minamisoma … Continue reading

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The Toxic Legacy of Racism and Nuclear Waste Is Very Much Still With Us in Los Alamos via Alternet

By Taryn Fivek NEW MEXICO—The air is crisp, cool and fresh. The sun is warm, but not too much. Residents picnic at a pond complete with cruising swans and ducks. The vistas of the Jemez Mountains and the mesas of … Continue reading

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Cancer and Fukushima: Who to trust? via The Japan Times

South Korean director Kim Ki-duk is a noted provocateur. His latest movie, “Stop,” is about a Japanese couple who were living near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant when it suffered a meltdown in March 2011. They evacuate to … Continue reading

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Fukushima: thousands have died, thousands more will die via The Ecologist

By Ian Fairlie […] Mental health consequences It is necessary to include the mental health consequences of radiation exposures and evacuations. For example, Becky Martin has stated her PhD research at Southampton University in the UK shows that “the most … Continue reading

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Rules eased to compensate more ill Hanford workers via The Tri-City Herald

New rules that will make compensation easier to obtain for ill Hanford workers have taken effect. They should help more workers receive $150,000 compensation plus reimbursement for current medical expenses related to Hanford exposures that may have caused certain cancers. … Continue reading

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“Cancer Epidemic” Underway in Fukushima. Culture of Denial via Global Research

Rates up 6,000% says head of cancer research center — “This is definitely a holocaust… everything’s being swept under the rug” — “Very, very frightening… my family members are brainwashed” Fukushima resident Chieko Shiina, supporter of the Fukushima Collaborative Clinic (translated … Continue reading

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【short video】Group: Nuclear bomb test affected NM residents via KOAT Albuquerque

Nearly 70 years ago, the first atomic bomb detonated in southern New Mexico at what’s now known as the Trinity Site. Read more: http://www.koat.com/news/group-nuclear-bomb-test-affected-nm-residents/29450018#ixzz3HrwM8mCC Watch 3-minute video.

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[UPDATED] Composer Sakamoto has cancer, cancels engagements via Japan Times

Globally acclaimed composer and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto said Thursday he is suffering from cancer and is canceling all professional commitments to focus on treatment. In a written statement, the New York-based Sakamoto, 62, said he had noticed an unusual feeling … Continue reading

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