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War-Gaming Cell Phone Science Protects Neither Brains Nor Private Parts

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

Whenever a report pops up questioning cell phone safety, a contrary report stands ready in the wings to cast doubt about its legitimacy.

Surviving Is Not the End, but Just the Beginning

Heather Von St. James | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Von St. James

What does it mean to be a survivor? And I'm not talking about outsmarting a bunch of other people on an island in the South Pacific. I'm talking surviving something that you're not supposed to. In my case, it was cancer.

Hope Does Bring Strength

Alysia Baldwin Ferro | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Alysia Baldwin Ferro

I thought to myself that if Bobby, a senior in high school, a young man with his whole life in front of him, wasn't asking "why," then I had no right to do so. Instead, I told myself I would find a purpose, a purpose for this brain tumor.

Scientists Downplay 'Dark Lightning' Danger

Posted 04.10.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/10/2013 08:07 AM EDT on LiveScience "Dark lightning" that is almost invisible wit...

Radiation: What It Is and What You Need to Know About It

Robert Peter Gale | Posted 05.25.2013 | Science
Robert Peter Gale

We all fear radiation yet life depends on it. We each are radioactive, living on a radioactive planet, in a radioactive solar system, in a radioactive universe, in a radioactive galaxy. Radiation can both kill us and cure us.

Radiation Increases Heart Disease in Breast Cancer

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine just came out showing that women who receive radiotherapy for breast cancer have a higher risk of ischemic heart disease.

Lynne Peeples

Exposed At Sea: Navy Sailors' Lawsuit Blames Japanese Power Company For Fukushima Radiation | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green

Within weeks of setting off a geiger counter and scrubbing three layers of skin off his hands and arms, former Navy quartermaster Maurice Enis recalle...

Two Years Later: My Experiences in the Aftermath of the Earthquake in Japan

Michael Bennett | Posted 05.10.2013 | World
Michael Bennett

I didn't really write much about the earthquake the month after it happened because after the initial shock, I didn't know how much it would change me or my life. I've only just started getting used to buildings rumbling due to large trucks.

Space Probes Detect New 'Belt' Around Earth

Posted 03.01.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 02/28/2013 02:18 PM EST on A ring of radiation previously unknown to science fleetingly surrounded Earth ...

Radioactive Metal in Our Homes -- The Nuclear Family Is About to Get a Little More Radioactive

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Since the 1980s, the DOE and the NRC have been cooking up a scheme to recycle radioactive scrap metals back into a wide variety of products from metal water bottles to your children's braces.

Frack Tracks: Life-Changing Royalties, Health Concerns And A Paper-Mache Pig

Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.30.2013 | Green
Lynne Peeples

Private landowners in Pennsylvania likely reaped more than $1.2 billion in royalties from natural gas drilling last year, according to an AP analysis....

2 Years Of Chemo, But She Didn't Have Cancer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

A Swedish woman endured chemotherapy and other cancer treatments for two years, leaving her with weak bones, compressed vertebrae and brain damage tha...

How Chemotherapy Works

George Zaidan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
George Zaidan

Cancer isn't one disease, and there isn't one cure. The menu of treatment options includes drugs (chemotherapy), surgery, and radiation; they are often used together or one after another.

Putting Some Distance Between You and Your Cell Phone

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Yutake Tsutano/FlickrCC By Ashley Williams My grandparents' generation didn’t know the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but now w...

The End Of The TSA's Body Scanners?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Opt-Out Week wasn't the end of the protest. It is the beginning.

You Cannot Do It Alone

Alicia Garey | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Alicia Garey

You learn that you will always look over your shoulder. But you also decide what each day can be for you. As your hair returns and the color in your cheeks improves, you live again.

Life After Chemo or Radiation

Nena Niessen | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Nena Niessen

Twenty-seven years have passed, and I'm still enjoying the miracle of being alive every day. I contribute it to a healthier lifestyle and organizing my priorities in life. I learned that accumulating possessions at our health expense are only useless.

Halliburton Finds Lost Radioactive Rod By Highway, Refrains From Admitting It Forgot It On Roof Of Car

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business

Holy frack that was close! Public relations people and top-level executives at Halliburton, one of the world's largest oilfield services companies,...

A Lifesaving Tip: What to Demand at Your Next Mammogram

Nina Montée Karp | Posted 12.05.2012 | Women
Nina Montée Karp

You'd never drive a car without a seatbelt or bolt across a street without looking both ways, right? These steps help you avoid potentially devastating risks. But did you know that when getting a mammogram, you can do one simple thing that may sidestep a potential side effect?

New Findings on X-Ray Risks Pose Dilemma for Young Women Prone to Developing Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Last week delivered some disconcerting news for people with a specific, strong inherited high risk for developing cancer.


Alicia Garey | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women
Alicia Garey

My watch stopped working about a month ago, maybe longer. Has time stood still? Is it some strange sign that the watch I have worn for well over a decade has stopped working entirely, right at the same time my very life has been at risk?

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - August 28, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - August 23, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - August 21, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.21.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...