Navajo Birth Cohort Study (logo above) discovered uranium in the bodies of more than one-quarter of the women and children studied thus far.
This Week’s Featured Interviews:
- Navajo Birth Cohort Study toxicologist and principal investigator Dr. Johnnye Lewis explains the medical research that has been done so far on Navajo Nation women and their babies, what can be proven by current data, and what is still being studied.
Navajo Birth Cohort Study info.
Dr. Johnnye Lewis contact phone number: 877-545-6775
- Anna Rondon is the Program Director for the New Mexico Social Justice and Equity Institute. She provides the perspective of the Navajo people and explains some of the cultural and historic challenges faced by researchers trying to collect medical data from native people.
Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):
Nuclear cannibal ants?!?!??? Only in Poland… so far!
Links to Further Info:
- North St. Louis UPDATE: Radioactive Waste Could Be Killing Residents in Missouri Community
- Pennsylvania is Discharging Radioactive Fracking Waste into Rivers, Impacting the Chesapeake Bay & Ohio River Whatersheds
- Nuclear Wildfires – impact of wildfires on nuclear sites around the country. Written by Robert Alvarez, former senior policy adviser to the Secretary of Energy. It’s from 2000, but it’s just as relevant today with the current spate of massive wildfires in California.
- New Study on US-Russia Nuclear War: 91.5 Million Casualties in First Few Hours – from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
- Forget Deterrance: Russia and the U.S. Must See Each Other as Partners in Survival by E. Martin Schotz, from Beyond Nuclear International.
- LINKS to stories warning tourists and athletes about potential dangers of attending the 2020 (RADIOACTIVE!) Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics:
- Warning on Fukushima fallout for Tokyo 2020 Olympians from The Australian.
- Fukushima is not safe for 2020 Olympics, nuclear scientists warn
- Australian 60 Minutes feature: FALLOUT: Experts Say 2020 Olympics Unsafe Due to Fukushima