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'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...

America's Nuclear Spent-Fuel Time Bombs

Robert Alvarez | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Robert Alvarez

The nuclear industry often claims that all the spent nuclear fuel in the U.S. would cover a football field ten feet deep. There's a bit of problem with this assertion.

POLL: Cell Phones Might Cause Cancer: Do You Care?

trutv.com | Posted 08.09.2011 | Weird News

The World Health Organization announced on May 31 that radiation from cell phones may be a cancer-causing agent. The question now that Trutv.com wants...

Japan Prime Minister Says He Will Consider Resigning

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 08.01.2011 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Naoto Kan, facing a no-confidence vote in parliament, said Thursday he will consider resigning once Japan's efforts to r...

In Love With Marie

Alan Alda | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Alan Alda

It may seem frivolous to talk about loving Marie Curie, as though I insist on seeing her in a personal way. But for those of us who are not scientists, yet hunger to understand science more deeply, the personal, the human, is our doorway.

Catherine Pearson

Cell Phone Radiation May Cause Cancer, Says World Health Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living

A group of experts from the World Health Organization has classified the radiation emitted from cell phones as a possible cancer-causing agent, conclu...

A Look Inside Japan's Nuclear Dependency Culture

The New York Times | MARTIN FACKLER and NORIMITSU ONISHI | Posted 07.30.2011 | World

KASHIMA, Japan -- When the Shimane nuclear plant was first proposed here more than 40 years ago, this rural port town put up such fierce resistance th...

Worldwide Flooding: When It Rains It Pours

Donna Henes | Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

People have long believed that bad weather is some kind of vengeful divine retribution, punishment for our earthly misbehavior. Certainly in the face of extreme hardship, this is a tempting response, based, perhaps, on guilt.

President Of Company Behind Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant Stepping Down

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

TOKYO — The president of the Japanese utility that runs a tsunami-devastated nuclear plant resigned in disgrace Friday after reporting the bigge...

Reading the Pictures: One Fukushima Meltdown, Three Crippled Cores, Miles of Land and Ocean Glowing, but Still Nothing to See

Michael Shaw | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-05-16-Screenshot20110516at11.01.27AM.jpgHmm, corporate media still not very interested in Fukushima in spite of three compromised reactor cores?