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'Green News Report' - November 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.22.2012 | 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: Meet the ...

From Minamata to Fukushima -- The Japanese Nuclear Crisis Isn't Over Yet

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

For me, the saddest stories are about needless human suffering, suffering caused by greed, hate, or more maddeningly, the inability of responsible people to act responsively. Minamata and Fukushima are both that kind of story.

Workers At Nuclear Research Site Potentially Exposed To Plutonium Radiation

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Seventeen Idaho National Laboratory workers were undergoing full-body scans after they were potentially exposed to low-leve...

Our Fallout Shelter: Scary Places That Still Haunt Us

John Blumenthal | Posted 01.03.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

These papers, unpleasant as they were, we kept. They are part of the family history. They will be passed down to our children and then to their children. That is the hope anyway.

'Green News Report' - November 3, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.03.2012 | 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: The buck ...

Reefer Madness? Thousands Of Container Cars Could Explode

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

Reefers are causing a worldwide panic, but not the kind most would expect. Ports in western Washington state and Oakland, California are stepping ...

'Green News Report' - November 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.01.2012 | 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: Mitt Romn...

A Fashionable and Informative Trip to Chemotherapy

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

I was really hoping to be done after chemo. However, the Silver Lining is that radiation is a highly targeted, highly effective way to destroy cancer cells in the breast that may stick around after surgery.

Regaining Trust in Japan

David Wagner | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
David Wagner

Here is my plan in Japan: Organize mothers throughout the country to go with government officials to measure food stuffs together. Seeing is believing. If mothers give the green light, then this can be an important part of the trust rebuilding process.

'Green News Report' - October 4, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.04.2011 | 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: Koch Indu...

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2011 | 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: Climate c...

Are We Getting Too Much Radiation From Dental X-Rays

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

There is a perception that the radiation that you get from dental X-rays is "bad." I'm here to tell you that is not so, and that I believe that the information your dentist gleams from x-rays is well worth the scant amounts of radiation.

'Green News Report' - September 27, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.27.2011 | 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: Governmen...

Atomic Worker Advocates Stunned By Labor Department Manual

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

CINCINNATI — Advocates for U.S. atomic workers sickened by radiation exposure say they're stunned that a federal claims training manual uses fic...

The Trauma of 9/11: Of Spirit, Cell, Distance And Time

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We have yet to see the full toll of 9/11 among first responders, even 10 years out. All relevant resources should be made available to address the burden of illness shouldered by these brave souls who rushed toward the very thing most of us with just average courage would flee.

'Galactic Cosmic Rays' Threaten Fliers Health

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.18.2011 | Travel

A British solar scientist is warning long haul fliers that they may be subjected to cancer causing cell damage on flights near the poles due to an inc...

Watch: Did Japan Ignore Own Radiation Forecast?

Posted 10.09.2011 | World

The Japanese government is reeling from new allegations that it suppressed information during the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant. I...

Australia Tests Radiation Free Body Scanners

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

Now that the whole "nudie pic" situation has been cleared up, it seems the main concern surrounding airport body scanners is the radiation they emit. ...

Japan Withheld Information About Nuclear Disaster From Evacuees

The New York Times | NORIMITSU ONISHI and MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- The day after a giant tsunami set off the continuing disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, thousands of residents at th...

From Hiroshima to Fukushima: Lessons for Today's Nuclear Crisis

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

The worst nuclear disaster to strike Japan since a single bomb fell over Nagasaki in 1945 occurred in the spring of 2011 at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the epic tsunami.

Lynne Peeples

Cell Phone Study 'Misleading': Children May Still be At Increased Cancer Risk, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

"Cell Phones Don’t Increase Cancer Risk in Kids." From USA Today to CBS News, variations of this hopeful-sounding headline now abound after yesterda...

Waking Up to a Nuclear Nightmare

Erich Pica | Posted 09.24.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The idea that nuclear energy could be a safe solution to the world's energy needs was never more than an empty dream. Clearly, nuclear is just another nightmare problem.

Children Near Japan's Crippled Plant To Receive Radiation Meters

AP | By ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Radiation meters will be distributed to about 34,000 children living in the largest city near the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear ...

Report From Tokyo: Reading the Tea Leaves

David Wagner | Posted 08.14.2011 | World
David Wagner

Earlier this month, it was reported high levels of cesium were found on tea leaves in Shizuoka. Shortly thereafter, the Shizuoka Prefectural government asked the tea company that reported this to refrain from carrying information on its website.

Ben Muessig

Japan's Earless Bunny Sparks Worries About Radiation, Mutation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It's no Godzilla, but an earless rabbit allegedly born near Japan's severely-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has become the latest poster chi...