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Exposed At Sea: Navy Sailors' Lawsuit Blames Japanese Power Company For Fukushima Radiation

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 SPACE.com 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.

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.