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Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain's Pacific Hydrogen Bomb Tests - The Diplomat

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 21:55

The Diplomat

Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain's Pacific Hydrogen Bomb Tests
The Diplomat
Sixty years ago, in 1957, the United Kingdom began a series of hydrogen bomb tests at Malden Island and Christmas Island, both now part of Kiribati in the central Pacific. The nine atmospheric nuclear tests were part of Operation Grapple, the UK's ...

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Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain's Pacific Hydrogen ... - The Diplomat

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 21:55

The Diplomat

Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain's Pacific Hydrogen ...
The Diplomat
Sixty years ago, in 1957, the United Kingdom began a series of hydrogen bomb tests at Malden Island and Christmas Island, both now part of Kiribati in the ...

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Washington state deals blow to plan for coal export terminal - Island Packet

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:04

Island Packet

Washington state deals blow to plan for coal export terminal
Island Packet
The governor of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, previously traveled to the Pacific Northwest to pitch the importance of coal exports to the governors of Washington and Oregon. Kris Johnson, president of the Association of Washington ...

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'Hypermutators' drive pathogenic fungi to evolve more rapidly - Science Daily

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 05:52

Science Daily

'Hypermutators' drive pathogenic fungi to evolve more rapidly
Science Daily
For nearly two decades, a rare but potentially deadly fungus called Cryptococcus deuterogattii has gained a foothold in the Pacific Northwest and Vancouver Island. Unlike other fungi that predominantly infect patients with compromised immune systems, ...

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Which African Country is Least Unhealthy? - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 21:23

AllAfrica.com

Which African Country is Least Unhealthy? - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
The most unhealthy to the least unhealthy countries on the continent, according to Clinic Compare. Data from World Health Organization, the CIA World ...

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Otis Van Horne - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:12

Otis Van Horne
WatertownDailyTimes.com
While enroute to a Pacific Ocean island, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, effectively ended the war in the Pacific and his group was diverted to a combat engineering battalion at Luzon, the Philippines. In January 1946 ...

Komen Race for the Cure draws thousands and raises more than $1 million to fight breast cancer - Los Angeles Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:51

Los Angeles Times

Komen Race for the Cure draws thousands and raises more than $1 million to fight breast cancer
Los Angeles Times
The 26th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure drew an estimated 15,000 people to help raise money for breast cancer research Sunday at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. The event, outside the Pacific Life Insurance Co. building, included 5K ...

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Is Asia-Pacific Healthcare Accessible and Affordable? - BRINK

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 10:07

BRINK

Is Asia-Pacific Healthcare Accessible and Affordable?
BRINK
Health care development—in terms of accessibility and health care systems—remains a major challenge across many Asian economies, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit's Access to Healthcare in Asia-Pacific index*. ... and treatment services ...

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Obituary Notices: Sept. 17-23, 2017 - Big Island Now

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:41

Big Island Now

Obituary Notices: Sept. 17-23, 2017
Big Island Now
He retired early and embarked on a lifelong adventure in travel, freedom, curiosity and artistic creativity that included yacht deliveries in Europe and the Caribbean, several years in Key West, sailing trips through the Pacific Northwest, and a move ...

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AP News in Brief at 12:04 am EDT - Miami Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 17:07

U.S. News & World Report

AP News in Brief at 12:04 am EDT
Miami Herald
Kim's foreign minister told reporters this past week that the North's response to Trump "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific." North Korea ... Looking at the twilight of his career and a grim cancer diagnosis, the ...
AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDTIdaho Statesman

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If North Korea gets ready to test a nuclear missile in the Pacific Ocean destroy it first - Fox News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:14

Fox News

If North Korea gets ready to test a nuclear missile in the Pacific Ocean destroy it first
Fox News
Radioactive fallout would be carried by the winds and oceans all over both sides of the Pacific, potentially causing cancers and illness not detected for years. Pacific island populations could be greatly impacted, some of which won't have the ...
Trump And Seoul Talk 'Rocket Man,' Vowing More Pressure On North KoreaNPR
M 3.5 - 22km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North KoreaUSGS Earthquake Hazards Program
China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North KoreaNPR

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What Would a Hydrogen Bomb Do to the Pacific Ocean? - The Atlantic

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:50

The Atlantic

What Would a Hydrogen Bomb Do to the Pacific Ocean?
The Atlantic
More than 60 years after the United States tested a series of atomic bombs near Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the island remains “unlivable,” according to a report from The Guardian in 2014. Residents relocated before the tests returned in the ...
North Korea threatened a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific—which is no stranger to nuclear blastsQuartz
Here's what could happen if North Korea sets off a huge nuclear explosion in the Pacific OceanBusiness Insider

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Jhené Aiko was in search of healing and her new project 'Trip' helped her find it - Los Angeles Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:47

Los Angeles Times

Jhené Aiko was in search of healing and her new project 'Trip' helped her find it
Los Angeles Times
Intensely personal, “Trip” is the culmination of Aiko's recent journeys toward enlightenment following the loss of her brother, Miyagi, who died of brain cancer in 2012. “Since my brother's passing, I've been trying to navigate through my ... A week ...

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Otis Van Horne - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 02:45

Otis Van Horne
WatertownDailyTimes.com
While enroute to a Pacific Ocean island, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, effectively ended the war in the Pacific and his group was diverted to a combat engineering battalion at Luzon, the Philippines. In January 1946 ...

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North Korea threatened a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific—which is no stranger to nuclear blasts - Quartz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 23:55

Quartz

North Korea threatened a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific—which is no stranger to nuclear blasts
Quartz
North Korea warned Sept. 21 it might detonate a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean in response to threats made by US president Donald Trump as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19. “This could probably mean the strongest ...
North Korea: What would happen if Kim Jong-un ordered nuclear explosion in PacificThe Independent

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What happens if North Korea tests a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific? - CNN

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 20:00

CNN

What happens if North Korea tests a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific?
CNN
On the Marshall Islands, where the US also tested weapons, the local population suffered from higher rates of cancer, birth defects and thyroid disorders. In French Polynesia, similar affects were reported, and tests were found to have caused ...

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Abington Heights negotiations fail to move contract talks forward - Scranton Times-Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:32

Abington Heights negotiations fail to move contract talks forward
Scranton Times-Tribune
Mr. October turned into Mr. September for a few cancer patients Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. (read more) ... Patrick Reedy died Saturday at home in Falls Twp., nearly 40 years after he was killed on a tiny island in the South Pacific.

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ADB training visits Cancer Society - Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 13:05

Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

ADB training visits Cancer Society
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
Thanks to the Samoa Civil Society Support Programme, the Samoa Cancer Society was chosen as the site visit for the Asia Development Bank (A.D.B.) training participants from around the Pacific region. They were there for Knowledge Sharing on Civil ...

Channel Crossing Taps Ocean-Sized Compassion - Santa Barbara Independent

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:12

Santa Barbara Independent

Channel Crossing Taps Ocean-Sized Compassion
Santa Barbara Independent
My cancer was doing exactly what you hope it never does, and my family and I were once again in the impact zone of new treatments, surgeries, and big unknowns with terrifying expiration dates. ... Then, after a period of alternatively casual and ...

Huge earthquake rocks island near Australia - Daily Star

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:32

Daily Star

Huge earthquake rocks island near Australia
Daily Star
The 6.4 magnitude quake has struck Vanuatu, a small Pacific island nation to the east of Australia. Its has sparked tsunami fears in the Pacific area, including the famous party island, Hawaii. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) has sent the US ...

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