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Unsealed Court Docs Reveal Monsanto Colluded With EPA To Stifle Cancer Research By
If we had a dime for every kooky, left-wing theory we’ve heard alleging some vast corporate conspiracy to exploit the treasures of the earth, destroy the environment and poison people with unknown carcinogens all while buying...
California Wins Right To Label Monsanto Roundup With Cancer Warning By
FRESNO, Calif. (REPORT) — California can require Monsanto to label its popular weed-killer Roundup as a possible cancer threat despite an insistence from the chemical giant that it poses no risk to people, a judge tentatively ruled Friday. California would be the first...
5,441 & Counting: Cancer Diagnoses In CDC’s Post-9/11 Health Program Triple By
NEW YORK — As the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks approaches, a government program designed to help survivors receive health care is seeing a dramatic increase in cancer patients. Based on figures released on June 30 by the Centers for Disease...
‘Pinkwashing’ For A Cure?: Pink Ribbons Appear On Police Handcuffs, NFL Helmets And Fracking Drill Bits By
MINNEAPOLIS — Each October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a massive campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer by putting pink ribbons and pink coloring on dozens of products. By buying these products, consumers believe, some portion of their spending will...
Protesting Big Pharma ‘Death Sentence,’ Cancer Patient Arrested Outside TPP Talks By
A cancer patient was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday after allegedly “disrupting” the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in a protest aimed at maintaining access to affordable cancer medicines in the dozen countries, including...
Indian Oncologists Want Cannabis Legalized To Fight Cancer By
Top oncologists of Bengaluru have decided to lobby with the Center to lift the ban on cannabis for medicinal purposes due to the health benefits of the drug. “We are encouraging cultivation of tobacco that causes various types of cancer. At the other end, we are ignoring...
Guantanamo Lawyers Alarmingly High Cancer Rate Sparks Military Investigation By
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba — Despite promises to close the detention center during Barack Obama’s presidential run, the prison at the Guantanamo Bay naval base remains open. And now it appears those detained at the controversial site aren’t the only ones suffering and...
UPDATE: Monsanto Wins Against Residents Of 7 States In Carcinogens Lawsuit By
UPDATE July 15, 2015: Monsanto prevailed over residents of seven states in a suit filed against the company over deaths and illnesses related to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), cancer-causing chemical compounds manufactured by subsidiaries of the international agribusiness...
Alberta Tar Sands Pollution Suspected In Rare Cancer Cases By
“Smokey” Ladouceur, whose family has been fishing in the area for decades, holds a deformed pickerel caught in Lake Athabasca. Photo: Daniel Grossman/The GroundTruth Project FORT CHIPEWYAN, Canada — In 2006, Canadian doctor John O’Connor made a startling...
Depleted Uranium And The Iraq War’s Legacy Of Cancer By
As instability in Iraq is forcing the United States to consider a third invasion of the Middle Eastern nation, the consequences of the first two invasions are coming into focus. For large sectors of the Iraqi population, American intervention has led to sharp spikes in...