Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Eva Fernández Ortiz and Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) TOKYO: As parents from Fukushima prefecture line up in Tokyo for public protests and a more recent 7.0 level earthquake hit off shore of the east coast of Honshu, Japan on July 9, the latest data on nuclear power reveals: the amount of radiation inside […]

Japan: miracle quake survivors

Japan: miracle quake survivors

A bit of good news, even as the death toll from Japan’s double-whammy disaster reaches more than 8,000 Gavin Blair – Global Post – Monday, 21 March, 2011 (originally published 20 March) MIYAGI, Japan – Even as the confirmed death toll rose to 8,133 on Sunday, there was a rare piece of good news as […]

(Japan) Radiation and Pregnancy

(Japan) Radiation and Pregnancy

David Leonhardt  –  The New York Times – Monday, 14 March, 2011 Douglas Almond, a Columbia University economist who has studied the effects of the Chernobyl disaster, is concerned that the Japanese government may not be doing enough to warn pregnant women to leave any areas at risk of radiation exposure. Those areas can be […]