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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...

Nuclear Power Regulators Scale Back Emergency Readiness Efforts

AP | JEFF DONN | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green

Without fanfare, the nation's nuclear power regulators have overhauled community emergency planning for the first time in more than three decades, req...

Divers Embrace The Nuclear History Of Bikini Atoll

James M. Clash | Posted 07.12.2012 | Travel
James M. Clash

Far off in the Pacific Ocean, 200 feet below the surface, sit a dozen radioactive warships.

Tawkon: Use it Now, Thank Me Later

Hillel Fuld | Posted 05.03.2012 | Technology
Hillel Fuld

Tawkon continuously measures the user's exposure to mobile radiation. It then notifies the user how to avoid increased radiation, in real time. All this, so the user can "talk on."

Fukushima's Nuclear Nightmare Is Far From Over (or the Disturbingly Deadly Act of Placing Profits Before People)

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Why does Fukushima still matter? Because no matter what TEPCO or the authorities have claimed, the reactors and the fuel pools are unstable.

'Green News Report' - April 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.10.2012 | 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: It's offi...

Obesity Raises Risk From Common Medical Test, Study Suggests

Posted 04.07.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 04/06/2012 11:04 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Obese people may be exposed to more ...

'Green News Report' - April 5, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2012 | 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 pus...

Nukes and Tanning Beds: How the Same Risk Can Feel SO Different

David Ropeik | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
David Ropeik

Risk is a feeling, a subjective interpretation of the facts and numbers through a set of subconscious instinctive and emotional filters that can make the same facts seem more scary, or less.

'Green News Report' - April 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.03.2012 | 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: Biden sla...

Harry Truman's Lies and Fukushima

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

No matter how many new reports there will be on this anniversary, the facts remain the same. Nuclear power is far dirtier and far deadlier than anything man has ever created.

Some Japanese Live The Real Lesson of Fukushima: 'Slow Down'

Andy Couturier | Posted 05.08.2012 | World
Andy Couturier

In the 15 years I was researching my book on Japanese people choosing a simpler, deeper way of life, I heard many of them trying to warn their neighbors and government officials about the perils of nuclear energy. Their critiques of nuclear power are both well researched and common sense.

Jeffrey Young

Six Ways You're Overspending On Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.02.2012 | Money

There's no way around it: Health care costs a fortune. Insurance premiums, drug prices, the cost of doctor visits and hospital bills are getting b...

Plant Chief: Japan's Tsunami-Hit Nuclear Power Plant Remains Fragile

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

OKUMA, Japan — Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima power plant remains fragile nearly a year after it suffered multiple meltdowns, its chief said Tues...

Eating for Chemo and Radiation

Nancy Deville | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

During chemo and radiation, your diet is more important than it's ever been in your life.

PHOTOS: Amazing Images Of The 2012 Solar Storm

Posted 01.25.2012 | Science

A solar storm created a dazzling light show in the northern latitudes of Earth on Tuesday. The storm also bombarded the Earth with radiation in the fo...