How Mammograms Don't Save Lives

According to the co-author of a recent New England Journal of Medicine study, mammograms are largely ineffective in preventing deaths from breast cancer. What the retrospective study by Drs H Gilbert Welch and Dr Archie Bleyer revealed, in essence, was that the mortality benefit of mammography is much smaller, and the harm of overdiagnosis much […]

Fukushima: The Crisis Continues

By - John Reimann   The Fukushima-Dai-Ichi… (reactors) have generated some of the largest concentrations of radioactivity on the planet…85 times more Cesium-137 than Chernobyl. [Its release] would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue […]

The Chernobyl Disaster – 25 Years Later

“I feel that at least several hundred scientists trained in the biomedical aspect of atomic energy – myself included – are candidates for Nuremberg-type trials for crimes against humanity for our gross negligence and irresponsibility. Now that we know the hazard of low-dose radiation, the crime is not experimentation – it’s murder.” Dr. John Gofman, […]

Ecological Nightmare in America?

  Yesterday, March 29, 2001, according to a report released from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Studies, “The French radiation protection authority, Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN), estimates the radioactive releases of iodine-131 in Japan had reached about 2.4 million curies by March 22, 2011. That is about 160,000 times the […]

CENSORED IN 1977: ELECTRONIC SMOG

CENSORED IN 1977: ELECTRONIC SMOG     “Studies have linked sustained microwave exposure to headaches, dizziness, fatigue, irritability, loss of judgment, leukemia, cataracts, changes in the blood-brain barrier, heart trouble, and central nervous disorders.” Yet a cover-up exists. The food industry uses microwaves to roast peanuts and coffee beans, freeway call-boxes use microwaves, burglar alarms […]

What we’ve done to others

Like most people, we Americans remember dates related to our heritage. We celebrate July 4, 1776, with a day off, picnics, beer and fireworks. Judging from my former junior and senior university students in history courses, I calculate that most Americans can articulate one or two sentences about that wonderful day — “It was about […]

PG&E Disregards Precautionary Principle on Smart Meters

Two weeks ago we got our notice that Smart meters would be installed at our home in Occidential California. We immediately contacted PG&E saying we were opting out because of health concerns. We were told that that was not an option and that someone would get back to us. The following article outline how the […]

Scanners Aren't the Solution

There’s been a push towards scanners since the attempted bombing of flight 253. We take a look at why they aren’t the solution.

CENSORED IN 1980: THE NUCLEAR ISSUE

CENSORED IN 1980: THE CONTINUING CENSORSHIP OF THE NUCLEAR ISSUE     Three Mile Island, the worst accident in the history of the atomic energy program in the United States, has proven to be a blessing for pro-nuclear propagandists. Using the phrase, “no one died at TMI,” the nuclear power industry has embarked on a […]