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More U.S. Sailors Claim Cancer from Helping at Fukushima

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Dozens of U.S. sailors from the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier developing serious illnesses after Fukushima response effort. When the USS Ronald Reagan responded to the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, Navy sailors including Quartermaster Maurice Enis gladly pitched in with rescue efforts. But months later, while still serving aboard the aircraft carrier,…

Guangdong on High Alert Against H7N9

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Health authorities in south China’s Guangdong Province are on high alert against H7N9 bird flu after six human cases were confirmed this week. Guangdong has launched an emergency monitoring plan and announced 130 designated hospitals. “Guangdong faces a high risk of sporadic human H7N9 infections. But the risk of an epidemic is very low. We’re…

Gallup: 72% See USGOV as Biggest Threat

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A new Gallup poll finds 72 percent of Americans feel big government poses a greater threat to the United States in the future than big business or big labor, a record high since the polling outfit began asking the question nearly 50 years ago. The response suggests that far-reaching government policies, such as ObamaCare, along…

‘Superbug’ Widespread in US Chicken

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About half of the raw chicken breasts in a nationwide sampling carried antibiotic-resistant “superbug” bacteria, a U.S. consumer group said on Thursday, calling for stricter limits on use of the medicines on livestock. It could be more difficult to treat people if they became ill after eating chicken with the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said Consumer Reports,…