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Nuke Plants Cause Excess CancerDeaths When Running, Rates Decline When They Shut Down (tags)

A recent study showed that nuclear power plants cause excess cancer caused by their routine radioactive releases when operating. The rates decline after they shut down.

Professor's Study Highlights Health Risks of Urban Oil Drilling (tags)

A study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health this week reveals heightened rates of asthma in densely populated Los Angeles neighborhoods located near active oil-development sites.

Do Nukes Kill? (tags)

Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our December 2017 report: Nuclear Shutdown News December 2017

Video: Science in the New Dark Age, 28 min (tags)

Our guest is Dr. Martin Donohoe, adviser to Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and author of "Public Health and Social Justice". The topic is "Science in the New Dark Age". What is the New Dark Age? What is science? How has science been attacked in the past?

Death of Dr. Ernest Sternglass (tags)

Dr. Ernest Sternglass died on February 12 at age 91. Dr. Sternglass was author of Secret Fallout:From Hiroshima to Three Mile Island. Dr. Sternglass was a pioneer in pointing out the links between radioactive fallout from nuclear weapons and commercial reactors and the development of cancer and other health problems.

Philippine president signs law requiring tobacco companies to put graphic health warnings (tags)

President Benigno Aquino, a known smoker, signed the law that will require the scary warning label to cover 50% of the bottom of cigarette packs, front and back. Tens of thousands of people die each year from tobacco-related diseases in the Philippines.

The Dislocation of Homo Oeconomicus (tags)

"Students rate the teachers and demand a very specific kind of knowledge from them: it should be measurable, packaged and practical and cannot contain any uncertainties. Experimenting or thinking is not desired. There is a relation between service-provider and customer..."

Fuck the NSA (tags)

Please share the following confidential information will all the people you know so they can share it with every body they know and so on and so on between now and late tomorrow!

Activists: Official Suppression of Peer Advocacy Worsens TB, Flu (tags)

Tuberculosis and influenza spreading in Southern California houseless blamed on official disruption of peer education in cough hygiene.Advocating for information that will allow shelter operators to contact persons who may have been exposed to infections.

Waging War Without Declaring It (tags)

Israel

Organisations Launch Call for a Global Ban on Asbestos (tags)

National and International Epidemiology Organisations Launch Call for a Global Ban on Asbestos

This Sunday, May 1: March for Immigrant & Workers' Rights (tags)

May 1: International Workers' Day Join Marches & Rallies for Immigrant and Workers' Rights in Los Angeles & Around the Country

Japan's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered? (tags)

nuclear disaster

Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protests (tags)

Madison, Wisconsin IMC is offline right now- however there are other NONCORPORATE places to go for breaking news from Wisconsin-

What's Causing Kidney Disease in Nicaragua: BUSPH Researchers Investigate (tags)

It's a compelling public health mystery: Thousands of people in Northwestern Nicaragua are dying from chronic kidney failure, and no one knows why.

The Real Stink in Venice (tags)

Venice RV Dumping Hype Really Stinks

Haiti's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered (tags)

technology can cause earthquakes

Another DC Stand Down-As Radioactive Groundwater Due to Hit Chesapeake Bay (tags)

Not 1 or 2 but fully all the nuclear power plants in the Chesapeake Watershed are leaking radioactive water. What's going on? Why is this a big deal for all of the US?

Martial Law Alert Over Swine Flu (tags)

Potential draconian laws coming over swine flu

Early and Current Fears about Vaccine Dangers (tags)

All vaccines are hazardous

ICRC - Israel Traps Gazans in Deprivation and Despair (tags)

Israel's slow motion genocide

Highland Park Adds a Garden (tags)

Highland Park recently added the newest community garden to the growing list of those in and around Los Angeles, when the Milagro Allegro Community Garden broke ground on February 21, 2009.

Financial Crisis and the Poor (tags)

The financial market crisis has long spilled over on the real economy. Therefore politics is called to do everything so the economy starts up again and unemployment is prevented. Without strong pressure, frauds will continue unchanged in the global financial casino after losses are socialized

All Doctors Eliminated At Ca-OSHA (tags)

California has eliminated all medical doctors at Ca-OSHA for the 17 million workers in the state. The last doctor of Ca-OSHA has written a statement about the state of Ca-OSHA.

Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty VOTE November 2008 (tags)

November 2008 vote to help pigs, veal calves and egg-laying chickens this is so exciting!!!! my friend Kath Rogers of Animal Rescue and Protection League worked so hard gathering 800,000 signatures to get this measure on the ballot. let's get out there and vote for more humane standards and bring California into the future with at least the European standard as a minimum!!!! This is a consumer safety issue!!! Don't be confused by the language on the ballot! vote yes! to end cruelty! don't sit at home, go vote November 2008! get registered and figure out where to go!!!!!

How to prevent Salmonella, Camphylobacter bacteria poisoning this Christmas season (tags)

To prevent infections this festal Christmas season, safe food handling practices are essential, for hosts and guests alike.

Go to Los Angeles Meeting Monday 8/20 Noon (tags)

Los Angeles Municipal Water District announced 18 Million Water drinking RatePayers from San Diego through most cities they serve in Greater Los Angees will get FLUORIDE 'Medicant' in water Oct 1 '07. PROTEST at PUBLIC Meeting Noon Oct. 20th Monday/ details:

Governing against the People (tags)

The dream of 1989 that democracy and capitalism can be reconciled fades.. Elected governments orient their decisions in trans-national groups and global finance markets.

655,000 Iraq War Deaths (tags)

The report on the mortality rate published in the Lancet journal last week is sound science.

L.A. Drug Overdose Prevention Summit Held (tags)

L.A.'s Director of Public Health announces plans to begin county-wide drug overdose prevention program to address local crisis

News Junkie Scott's Blog (11/4/05) (tags)

Palestinians hit by sonic boom air raids.

Depopulation of a Planet (tags)

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Sex Crimes (tags)

“I have a large population of people who have chosen not to take any anti-retrovirals. They’ve watched all of their friends go on the anti-viral bandwagon and die.” – Dr. Donald Abrams, MD, Director of AIDS Program, San Francisco General Hospital (“Lecture to Medical Students,” Synapse, 1996)

What Constitutes Life? (tags)

For a long time now, millions of Homo sapien colonies have been very disappointed in the brain members of their colonies, especially in the last 8,000 years. They have been crying out, by way of stress and illnesses brought on by stress, "Why have you abandoned instinct, sight, sound, and smell, and placed so much more value on what is heard?"

Peace Works! Sponsors "Roots of Violence" Series (tags)

Peace Works! in Temecula Valley presents the first guest speaker in our "Roots of Violence" series on Friday, June 25, at 7:00 p.m. The "Roots of Violence" series examines the way in which hatred of "the other" leads directly to threatened and actual violence. 

Same-sex marriage: Its time has come (tags)

The struggle for marriage equality saw its first major victory last month as Massachusetts began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Judge Rules Forced Anthrax Inoculation Illegal (tags)

Despite confirming possible harm to unborn babies, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offered the vaccine to children and pregnant women.

Judge Rules Forced Anthrax Inoculation Illegal (tags)

Despite the fact that French soldiers during the Gulf War were not given the anthrax vaccine and do not exhibit any symptoms of GWS, many still debate whether or not the vaccine is truly to blame for syndrome.

Don't kill bush for me, do it for Jesus (tags)

Demon bush must not, under any circumstances, be allowed to survive from his evil onslaught he has criminally dictated against our God and Humanity as war mongering monster liar.

The FDA Under Attack (tags)

"FDA used to serve a purpose. A doctor could feel sure that a drug he was prescribing was as safe as possible. Now you wonder what kind of evaluation has been done, and what's been swept under the rug."-- Dr. William L. Isley, Kansas City, Mo.

Furious Americans (tags)

"Mistrust toward overly curious state snoopers is an American characteristic.. Furious Americans mix among the mourners. `Fascism is Un-American', `Patriots against Bush' and `Act American!' were proclaimed at civilrights demonstrations

CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: Bush Anti-Terrorism "Medicine": Only the Drug Lords Win (tags)

While Bush is handing out over $10 billion to "anti-terrorism" programs designed to enrich a few pharmaceutical corporations, cities and states go begging - Just $1 billion has been tossed them, to be divided among all 50 states, to cover the cost of anti-terrorism public health upgrades for over 260 million Americans.

Public health as a public good (tags)

Infectious diseases, though they manifest themselves in individuals, really are a public issue. We are no healthier than the health of our community, which itself has an ever-increasing scope.

Rickover's Statement On Coverup Of US Nuke Industry (tags)

"I feel that former President Jimmy Carter should come forth with all of the facts surrounding the Three Mile Island Accident, especially those which involved the radiation release and the dose to the public. "

USUK told to clean up their DU (tags)

The Nuclear Policy Research Institute (NPRI) today (May 29, 2003) called on the United States and Great Britain, as the occupying powers in Iraq, to fulfill their obligations to the public health and safety of the Iraqi people.

Whose Disaster? OUR Disaster! (tags)

Operation Topoff - to take place in Seattle and Chicago, Mon, May 12, is designed to test the readiness of our emergency systems to meet a terrorist attack - and possibly to test the docility and credulity of the populace.

The Privatization of the World (tags)

"State tax receipts rapidly decline through the globalization of capital. Heavily indebted states, provinces and communes have become economic crisis factors instead of being active as masters of crisis. They sell off cheaply the state table silver."

The war to annihilate Palestinian civil society (tags)

Not In My Name is a gathering of Jews, especially and primarily American Jews, who criticize Israel and seek changes in Israeli policies precisely because we are Jewish, because of those Jewish values we hold dearest

TRIPS: will the majority prevail? (tags)

NGO Statement on Ministerial Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health. From Act-Up Paris, Consumer Project on Technology, Consumers International, Health GAP Coalition, Médecins sans Fronteires, Oxfam, Tebtebba Foundation, Third World Network

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