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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.

Time

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...

'Green News Report' - August 16, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama stu...

How Much Can The Human Body REALLY Withstand?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 08/13/2012 09:21 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries One hears epic accounts of people surviving bullets to the brai...

...And What's The Deal With Airport Security?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.07.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

At the airport, you have to make a spot decision. Do you want to glide through the scanners like everyone else, or do you want to make a scene? I was traveling with my mother. There was no doubt which choice would be hers.

10 Years 'After' Breast Cancer

Lauren Cahn | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Why am I telling this story for what feels like the 100th time? Because I think it is important to recognize that I am just like you. I am not a hero. I am not particularly brave. If I could get through what I got through, then anyone can get through anything.

Tell Your 12-Year-Old He's Dying?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

The parents of a 12-year-old boy with terminal cancer believe they found the remedy for him to enjoy his short time left. They never told him he was d...

Los Alamos Underestimates Radiation Leak Risk

Mia Steinle | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Mia Steinle

One of the nation's main nuclear weapons labs has sharply underestimated the amount of radiation that could leak from the facility as a result of an earthquake, raising questions about the safety and reliability of Los Alamos.

A Radioactive Conflict of Interest

Robert Alvarez | Posted 08.25.2012 | Green
Robert Alvarez

Given this well-documented history of deception, why is the government reducing nuclear emergency preparedness and claiming no harm from radiation exposure, right after a major nuclear power disaster?

Eating Is Dangerous

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Is it better to be ignorant and eat toxic foods or is it better to spend a lifetime reading ingredients on packages and asking where meat and fish were born, and what their astrological signs are?

Physics Paper Points To Real-Life 'Tractor Beam'

| Posted 06.21.2012 | Science

By Evelyn Lamb Tractor beams, a staple of science fiction, may be moving closer to science fact. In a paper published earlier this spring, phys...

Cancer, a New View: Can You Believe it?

Leigh Fortson | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Leigh Fortson

We don't shy away from the fact that there are soldiers who come home from battle only to take their own lives. Why don't we talk more about the casualties of modern-day cancer treatments?

Decision Making in Breast Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As a nurse and social worker, I have a unique perspective on decision making because I approach it "from the other side of the bed." I put my professional hat on and ponder: How would I handle this situation if I were counseling a patient?

Catherine Pearson

Imaging, Radiation Exposure Up, Even At HMOs

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Money may not be the driving force behind increased medical imaging, according to new research that finds imaging, even when provided through HMOs whi...

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Vivian Norris | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Last weekend, events took place which should make us think about the future of energy on this planet.

Knocking on Heaven's Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation

Carl Safina | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

We know the whole world is connected, but we didn't quite think about how some of the connectors travel awfully far awfully fast. Long before tsunami debris arrives on shore, some California sport fishermen are catching radiation packages.

San Onofre: We Can't Ignore the Warning Signs

Erich Pica | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Erich Pica

San Onofre's reactors have already released radioactive steam and are literally shaking themselves apart. Instead of keeping the reactors shut down, Southern Edison is rushing to restart the reactors and running them as hard as possible.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Debate Heats Up Over Radiation Filters For Nuke Plants

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green

In a letter sent Tuesday to Gregory B. Jaczko, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, representatives of the nuclear power industry argued tha...