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18 Thyroid Cancer Cases Confirmed in Fukushima Children: Preliminary Results of FY2011-2013 Thyroid Ultrasound Examination via Fukushima Voice

Total number of children examined as of June 7, 2013: 216,809 Total number of children whose initial examination results are confirmed: 192,886 Assessment A1 106,823 (no nodules or cysts found) Assessment A2 84,783 (nodules 5.0 mm or smaller or cysts … Continue reading

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Japan’s Fukushima debate: How will the meltdown affect the health of residents? via The Christian Science Monitor

¸More than two years after the triple meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant all but brought the country to a halt following a massive earthquake and tsunami, the disaster’s long-term effects on health are still unknown. Sanae Takaichi, … Continue reading

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Hanford down-winder pursues a settlement for exposure to radioactive fallout via The Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash. — Jacklyn “Jackie” O’Neil grew up in the Spokane Valley drinking milk from her family’s backyard cow. Decades later while working in Yakima, O’Neil learned she had thyroid cancer that could have been caused by clouds of radioactive … Continue reading

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Life and Death Choices: Radiation, children, and Japan’s future via Japan Focus

David McNeill Like most fathers, Fujimoto Yoji frets about the health of his young children. In addition to normal parental concerns about the food they eat, the air they breathe and the environment they will inherit, however, he must add … Continue reading

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Michael Moore on Memory of Roger Ebert via Facebook

There are so many thoughts going through my head about the passing of one of the most important people of my life – Roger Ebert. You could make the case that he “discovered” me. Here’s the excerpt from my book … Continue reading

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Fukushima Is Already Harming Our Children via Reader Supported News

hyroid abnormalities have now been confirmed among tens of thousands of children downwind from Fukushima. They are the first clear sign of an unfolding radioactive tragedy that demands this industry be buried forever. Two years after Fukushima exploded, three still-smoldering … Continue reading

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44.2% Abnormalities–Fukushima Thyroid Examination Part 4 via Fukushima Voice

The Tenth Report of Fukushima Prefecture Health Management Survey was released on February 13, 2013. The Radiation Medical Science Center of Fukushima Medical University now has an English site where they have complete, official translation of the previous survey results. … Continue reading

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Analysis of WHO report on Fukushima catastrophe via IPPNW

Analysis of WHO report on Fukushima catastrophe Dr. med. Alex Rosen* University Childrens Clinic Düsseldorf August 3rd, 2012 On May 23rd, 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) published what it called a “Preliminary dose estimation from the nuclear accident after … Continue reading

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Awakening from the Dream: The Real Facts on Fukushima via Occupy.com

Initial fears over the three reactor meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant were intense. I still remember the explosions in March of 2011 and how foreboding they were; then, six months later, most of our anxiety was forgotten as … Continue reading

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【Helen Caldicott interview】The Ongoing Danger From Fukushima via Reader Supported News

At the 67 th anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima, Dr. Helen Caldicott, a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility pediatrician and anti-nuclear campaigner, reflected on the 2011 nuclear accident at Fukushima and the continuing threat from its radiation, … Continue reading

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