Child thyroid cancer rates skyrocket three years after Japan’s nuclear accident

Source: FireDogLake.com Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima, thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times (40x) normal. …(T)he deadly epidemic at Fukushima is consistent with impacts suffered among children near...
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Featured Video: Men’s Health Awareness Month

Men’s Health Awareness Month Men’s Health Month.org   ·   Men’s Health Network.org The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month...
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Corpse Of Jahi McMath Reported To Be At New Jersey Hospital

Source: San Jose Mercury News Jahi McMath, the Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after a trio of nose and throat surgeries last December, is being kept at St. Peter’s Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, television station KPIX reported late...
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Zounds Hearing in Westfield, N.J., Donating Used Hearing Aids

Source: Zounds Hearing.com Zounds Hearing in Westfield NJ announces it is working with both the Westfield and Mountainside Lions Clubs to supply refurbished hearing aids to those in need. Every used hearing aid customers turn in when purchasing new devices will go to the Lions...
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Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer’s

Source: AP News/Excite.com In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they’re at risk. Scientists plan to...
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Feds (And Governor Christie) Undermine Medical Marijuana at NJ Hospitals

Source: New Jersey Newsroom.com Confusion over medical marijuana laws prevent patients from using the drug in some New Jersey hospitals. Although the state law allows the use of marijuana under certain circumstances, federal law still considers the drug illegal. This creates a...
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