Arsenic in Rice a Persistent Problem and Climate Change Could be Making it Worse
Arsenic in Rice a Persistent Problem and Climate Change Could be Making it Worse
2021-08-18 21:23:16
by Alexa Hornbeck

A recent paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reviews decades of efforts by scientists to get arsenic out of rice.  Arsenic, in inorganic form, is a pollutant which can stem from industrial processes and pesticides,... Read More

House, Senate Pass Bills to Study the Number of Cancers Striking Military Pilots

WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense would be required to identify how many of its current or former aviators have been diagnosed with cancer in bills passed by the House and Senate this week, a study long sought by military... Read More

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Justice Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But She Won't Retire
2020-07-17 17:24:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court. The 87-year-old Ginsburg, who spent time in the hospital this week for a... Read More

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She’s Cancer Free

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has some supreme news: she’s cancer free. The long-serving liberal lion of the Supreme Court — whose health travails keep plenty of progressives up at night — told CNN in an interview published Wednesday that she’s... Read More

Veteran Democrat John Lewis Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights icon and most senior black lawmaker in Congress, said he’s been diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. “I have been in some kind of fight — for freedom, equality, basic human rights — for... Read More

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Undergoes More Cancer Treatment
2019-08-23 19:18:05
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed three weeks of radiation treatment for a cancerous tumor discovered on her pancreas in July, the Supreme Court announced Friday. According to the statement, the tumor was discovered after a... Read More

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