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Trump's budget cuts drastically into science and health programs - PBS NewsHour

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 03:42

PBS NewsHour

Trump's budget cuts drastically into science and health programs
PBS NewsHour
The federal agency responsible for funding the training of doctors and scientists as well as developing treatments for cancer, Alzheimer's disease, obesity, mental health disorders and a range of other maladies would face a $5.8 billion cut under the ...
America First - The White HouseThe White House

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Small Island Developing States Partnership and Resource Mobilization: Addressing Common Challenges in the ... - International Atomic Energy Agency

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 03:17

International Atomic Energy Agency

Small Island Developing States Partnership and Resource Mobilization: Addressing Common Challenges in the ...
International Atomic Energy Agency
Representatives from small island developing States (SIDS) from the Caribbean and the Pacific regions are meeting this week in Sydney, Australia, to discuss partnership and resource opportunities for a proposed interregional IAEA technical cooperation ...

Far-Flung Rivals Couldn't Be More Different, but They Aren't - New York Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 13:07

New York Times

Far-Flung Rivals Couldn't Be More Different, but They Aren't
New York Times
And for Jacobs, who beat a potentially deadly form of bone cancer that wrapped around his spine, and then came back to win a world championship, a victory over Golovkin, known as Triple G to fight fans and simply as G to his intimates, would elevate ...

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CDC: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Report - Big Island Now

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:44

Big Island Now

CDC: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Report
Big Island Now
Results from the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) National Health Interview Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics have been published in a recent report. The report uses data ...

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Kong: Skull Island' is some serious monkey business - New Jersey Hills

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:14

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Kong: Skull Island' is some serious monkey business
New Jersey Hills
While director Jordan Vogt-Roberts's “Kong: Skull Island” asserts independence from the original 1933 legend, as well as the 1976 and 2005 remakes, it is – all the same – a throwback, a good old adventure yarn. To quote an eloquent teen in the theater ...
Chuck Koplinski: Kong back on top in 'Skull Island'Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Scientists race to prevent wipeout of coral reefs - Hattiesburg American

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 04:07

Hattiesburg American

Scientists race to prevent wipeout of coral reefs
Hattiesburg American
They provide billions of dollars in revenue from tourism, fishing and other commerce, and are used in medical research for cures to diseases including cancer, arthritis and bacterial or viral infections. "Whether you're living in North America or ...
Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefsThe Columbian

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Scientists Are Racing to Prevent a Total Wipeout of the World's Coral Reefs - TIME

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 16:18

TIME

Scientists Are Racing to Prevent a Total Wipeout of the World's Coral Reefs
TIME
(SOUTH ARI ATOLL, Maldives) — There were startling colors here just a year ago, a dazzling array of life beneath the waves. Now this Maldivian reef is dead, killed by the stress of rising ocean temperatures. What's left is a haunting expanse of gray ...

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Happenings around Stanwood and Camano: Halberstadt trio at Camano Center - Stanwood Camano News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 03:44

Stanwood Camano News

Happenings around Stanwood and Camano: Halberstadt trio at Camano Center
Stanwood Camano News
As a major figure on the Pacific Northwest jazz scene for many years, he has performed with Terry Gibbs, Slide Hampton, David Friesen, Don Lanphere and Gary Smulyan, among others. Recently, Randy ... Joe Meche, writer/photographer, 60-year bird watcher ...

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Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs - Daily Astorian

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:11

Daily Astorian

Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs
Daily Astorian
In this May 2016 photo released by The Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview Survey, an underwater photographer documents an expanse of dead coral at Lizard Island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Coral reefs, unique underwater ecosystems that sustain a ...

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Guam could be included as downwinders for radiation compensation - KUAM.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 19:33

KUAM.com

Guam could be included as downwinders for radiation compensation
KUAM.com
However a new bill introduced by US Senator Mike Crapo would recognize Guam's exposure - opening the door to resources for locals who may have suffered from cancers and other diseases as a result. Pacific Association of Radiation Survivors president ...

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Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs - KRON4.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 14:59

KRON4.com

Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs
KRON4.com
They provide billions of dollars in revenue from tourism, fishing and other commerce, and are used in medical research for cures to diseases including cancer, arthritis and bacterial or viral infections. “Whether you're living in North America or ...

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Downtown event offers fun, exercise, health screenings - KHON2

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 16:19

KHON2

Downtown event offers fun, exercise, health screenings
KHON2
... year than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined, and it continues to escalate in Hawaii. That's due to several factors: the food we eat, ethnic makeup — the disease is especially high in numbers of Filipinos, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics ...

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Scene: Bethlehem Y honors 'star' Mary Mowrer - Allentown Morning Call

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 15:15

Allentown Morning Call

Scene: Bethlehem Y honors 'star' Mary Mowrer
Allentown Morning Call
DANCE OF THE DRAGON: DeSales University will host "Dance of the Eastern Dragon: A Celebration of Asia Pacific and Pacific Island Nations" 7 p.m.-midnight March 18 in Billera Hall, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. Cocktails begin at 7 p.m., with dinner ...

Kong - Skull Island: Ape tale crashes and burns - BelfastTelegraph ... - Belfast Telegraph

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 21:52

Belfast Telegraph

Kong - Skull Island: Ape tale crashes and burns - BelfastTelegraph ...
Belfast Telegraph
Bill Randa (John Goodman) spearheads a secretive government organisation called Monarch, which specialises "in the hunt for massive unidentified terrestrial ...

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David H. Greegor Jr.: Omitting science standards means erasing truth - The Spokesman-Review

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 21:00

David H. Greegor Jr.: Omitting science standards means erasing truth
The Spokesman-Review
We live in the most dangerous of times. The existence of truth is in peril. We are making capricious decisions in this country that will be regretted until the last human breath is taken on planet Earth. Examples abound, from the Oval Office to the ...

New Tesla project will provide solar power to entire island of Kauai, in Hawaii - The Westside Story

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 14:22

The Westside Story

New Tesla project will provide solar power to entire island of Kauai, in Hawaii
The Westside Story
Tesla is already providing power to the entire island of Ta'u in American Samoa, using solar power along with its Powerpack batteries. Pacific islands are the perfect setting for the installation of solar panels and large scale projects, inherently ...

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Scene: Bethlehem Y honors 'star' Mary Mowrer - Allentown Morning Call

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 14:11

Allentown Morning Call

Scene: Bethlehem Y honors 'star' Mary Mowrer
Allentown Morning Call
DANCE OF THE DRAGON: DeSales University will host "Dance of the Eastern Dragon: A Celebration of Asia Pacific and Pacific Island Nations" 7 p.m.-midnight March 18 in Billera Hall, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. Cocktails begin at 7 p.m., with dinner ...

GOP health bill would cut CDC's $1B disease fighting fund - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and ... - KTTC

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:15

KTTC

GOP health bill would cut CDC's $1B disease fighting fund - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and ...
KTTC
(AP Photo/Branden Camp). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, a microbiologist demonstrates using a loop to work with bacteria at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A March 2017 proposal to replace the Obama health care law wo.

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Willits High student uses senior project to make a wish come true - The Willits News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:37

The Willits News

Willits High student uses senior project to make a wish come true
The Willits News
Last year, Make-A-Wish sent Julia and her family to the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. A unique vacation destination, Julia said she chose it because she wanted an adventurous experience. They stayed in ...

Willits High student uses senior project to make a wish come true - The Willits News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:37

Willits High student uses senior project to make a wish come true
The Willits News
Last year, Make-A-Wish sent Julia and her family to the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. A unique vacation destination, Julia said she chose it because she wanted an adventurous experience. They stayed in ...

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