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Industrial Hog Farm

Study Confirms Waste From Industrial Hog Farms Creates Life-Threatening Hazards for Nearby Residents

by Robert Alvarez | Sep 17, 2021 | Climate, Health

In 1996, Steve Wing, an epidemiologist at the University of North Carolina, was among the first to provide evidence of harm to poor people of color from airborne chemical and pathogen-laden emissions. Wing’s focus was on affected populations that lived near industrial-scale hog farm lagoons, considered among the most polluting industrial operations in the world. […]

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What Caused My Cancer? Radioactive Isotope in Baby Teeth May Be a Clue

by Joseph Mangano | Sep 8, 2021 | Health, Politics

Carolyn Schulte remembers the events of early 1972. She was 12 years old and finishing the sixth grade in a St. Louis suburb. Her dad was a dentist, as was her grandfather and great-uncle. Her mom stayed home to manage the house and raise her and her brother, John, then age 10. John began to […]

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Wireless Hazards

by Barbara Koeppel | Dec 28, 2020 | Health

If you think your cellphone is safe, have you considered why you believe that? Is it a fact or is it based on carefully crafted messages that you’ve read or heard? For the past few decades, the telecom wireless industry and its enthusiasts have heralded cellphones as the greatest achievement of the late 20th and […]

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5G

Regulators Steamroll Health Concerns as the Global Economy Embraces 5G

by Joel Moskowitz | Sep 18, 2020 | Health, Politics

In a Washington Post op-ed (June 4), “5G conspiracy theories threaten the U.S. recovery,” Thomas Johnson Jr., the Federal Communications Commission’s general counsel, declared: “Conjectures about 5G’s effect on human health are long on panic and short on science.” The FCC, however, has been “short on science” for more than two decades. Along with the […]

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Andrew Lam

A Letter from Vietnam

by Andrew Lam | Apr 12, 2020 | Health, Politics

The view from my condo overlooking the Saigon River includes much of Ho Chi Minh City’s glittery downtown, with its many newly built high rises and the famous Thu Thiem bridge. On a weekday it is crowded with cars and motorcycles. Today, however, that torrent of humanity has, but for a few straggling motorcycles and […]

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