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More cervical screening needed in Kiribati - Radio New Zealand

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:33

Radio New Zealand

More cervical screening needed in Kiribati
Radio New Zealand
Health researchers in Kiribati say at least four women die annually from cervical cancer but only ten percent of women in the target age group are being screened. Lab technologists in Kiribati training nurses on an outer island to perform pap smear tests.

BR 'Dick' Atkinson, 90, retired VP of Community Affairs for Nestle USA and Stouffer's - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 03:51

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

BR 'Dick' Atkinson, 90, retired VP of Community Affairs for Nestle USA and Stouffer's
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
... Ohio, Mr. Atkinson graduated from Lakewood High School and Ohio University's School of Journalism. He was a veteran of World War II, where he was a signalman on a Navy minesweeper in the Pacific Theater. ... He and his wife moved to Fripp Island, S ...

Hurricane havoc, deep-ocean floats and Mexico's fatal quake - Nature.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 03:19

Nature.com

Hurricane havoc, deep-ocean floats and Mexico's fatal quake
Nature.com
Hurricane Irma wreaks lethal havoc Caribbean islands and the US state of Florida are reeling in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which has killed at least 30 people since it first made landfall in Barbuda on 5 September. At its height, Irma was a category-5 ...

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VUMC, Bayer to hunt for potential kidney disease treatments - The Tennessean

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 01:06

The Tennessean

VUMC, Bayer to hunt for potential kidney disease treatments
The Tennessean
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is partnering with Bayer, the life science and pharmaceutical giant, on a five-year project to find two potential treatments for kidney disease, which has few treatment options. Kidney diseases ... Some populations ...

Border Medicine: Doctors, Disease, and Health Seekers in LA - KCET

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:58

KCET

Border Medicine: Doctors, Disease, and Health Seekers in LA
KCET
Intermittent contact with Spanish sailors and English pirates probably transmitted other diseases – measles, smallpox, and cholera among them – that led to the collapse of some island and coastal villages in the 17th century. Worse effects would ...

Around Town: Performances to highlight Laguna Dance Festival - Los Angeles Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:34

Los Angeles Times

Around Town: Performances to highlight Laguna Dance Festival
Los Angeles Times
Cultural performances, homemade food, 10 island villages and more will be part of the 10th annual Pacific Islander Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Central Park in Huntington Beach. The festival ... Proceeds go ...

HPV Vaccine Shows Great Promise in Fighting Cancer - Seeker

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 07:11

Seeker

HPV Vaccine Shows Great Promise in Fighting Cancer
Seeker
... or HPV — is making big strides in the war against cancer. A drug branded as Gardasil 9 could prevent 90 percent of cervical and vaginal cancers, 90 percent of HPV-related anal cancer and genital warts, and around 78 percent of cervical diseases ...
Draft Recommendation Statement: Cervical Cancer: Screening - US Preventive Services Task ForceUS Preventive Services Task Force

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Koch Brothers Versus Small Town USA - Earth Island Journal

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 05:34

Earth Island Journal

Koch Brothers Versus Small Town USA
Earth Island Journal
Bouie is one of several of Crossett's residents living downstream from Georgia-Pacific who rely on respirators, allegedly due to the plant's pollution that has purportedly caused lung cancer in some residents. According to The Huffington Post: “Dolores ...

Saving lives one wahine at a time - Gisborne Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:06

Gisborne Herald

Saving lives one wahine at a time
Gisborne Herald
In the six months to June 2017, Ms Stewart and her team have assisted and supported 92 wahine whose health records showed they were at high risk of developing cervical cancer or were behind in their regular smears. Of those 92 women: 71 were more than ...

Eventful KONQER Saipan - Saipan Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:05

Saipan Tribune

Eventful KONQER Saipan
Saipan Tribune
Beer Brigade (1:11:12), Hyatt (1:13:12), DFS (1:17:10), Pacific Trading Co. Mountain Dew (1:17:25), and Pacific Islands Club-Saipan (1:18:51) completing the list. D.R. Safety (1:19:33), IT&E (1:22:11), Kimason (1:24:21), Bank of Guam Glow Worms (1:28 ...

Neuroscience reveals 3 secrets that will make you emotionally intelligent - The Week Magazine

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 03:16

The Week Magazine

Neuroscience reveals 3 secrets that will make you emotionally intelligent
The Week Magazine
Emotional Intelligence. It's everywhere. They won't shut up about it. And yet nobody seems to be able to explain what it really means or how you develop it. Face it: You don't even know what an emotion is. Most people would say an emotion is a feeling.

After the flood of Iao Valley - Maui News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 02:50

Maui News

After the flood of Iao Valley
Maui News
Ron Rickman, a retired data section chief for the U.S. Geological Survey's Pacific Islands Water Science Center, watched his computer monitor in disbelief on the night of the flood. The upstream gauge station was recording data in real time and was ...

Herbert throws for 3 TDs and Oregon beats Nebraska 42-35 - Island Packet

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:41

Island Packet

Herbert throws for 3 TDs and Oregon beats Nebraska 42-35
Island Packet
The Huskers were down 42-14 at the half but rallied with three unanswered touchdowns. Then Tanner Lee was intercepted on what would be Nebraska's final drive of the game, and the Ducks held on for a 42-35 victory on Saturday. "I'm very proud of the ...

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How nuclear war would affect Earth's climate | Human World ... - EarthSky

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 23:11

EarthSky

How nuclear war would affect Earth's climate | Human World ...
EarthSky
The climatic effect of a large-scale conflict "..would be similar to that of the giant meteor believed to be responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Nuclear war would be 'catastrophic' for Earth's climateFuturity: Research News

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Australia, New Zealand to beef up Pacific islands security Yahoo7 ... - Yahoo7 News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:43

Australia, New Zealand to beef up Pacific islands security Yahoo7 ...
Yahoo7 News
Startling video has emerged of a teenage joyride through Brisbane's northern suburbs, showing just how brazen young car thieves are becoming.

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Safeguard push as same-sex campaign starts - Yahoo7 News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 17:18

Yahoo7 News

Safeguard push as same-sex campaign starts
Yahoo7 News
The proceeds were to go to "help kids battling cancer", the seller said. The ABS, which will ... Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Samoa, where he was attending the Pacific Islands Forum, all Australians should engage in the debate ...

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Industry distorts alcohol cancer risk - The Australian

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:55

Industry distorts alcohol cancer risk
The Australian
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during the 48th Pacific Islands Forum at GREG BROWN. Malcolm Turnbull has called for a respectful debate in the postal survey following a violent clash between Yes, No campaigners.

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Maui Fire Department, police to take a swing at cancer - Lahaina News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 18:50

Lahaina News

Maui Fire Department, police to take a swing at cancer
Lahaina News
23, players from the Maui Police Department and Maui Fire Department will face off in a long-awaited rematch softball tournament to benefit the Pacific Cancer Foundation. ... 23, as well as help us to Paint the Island Pink during the month of October.".

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Maui Fire Department, police to take a swing at cancer - Lahaina News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 18:50

Lahaina News

Maui Fire Department, police to take a swing at cancer
Lahaina News
23, players from the Maui Police Department and Maui Fire Department will face off in a long-awaited rematch softball tournament to benefit the Pacific Cancer Foundation. ... 23, as well as help us to Paint the Island Pink during the month of October.".

Paddle for Life brings message of hope to Maui County cancer patients and survivors - Lahaina News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 18:41

Lahaina News

Paddle for Life brings message of hope to Maui County cancer patients and survivors
Lahaina News
We all have been touched by this dreaded disease in some form - whether personally or through family members and friends - and we all want to fight back. It's in that ... In the ninth annual Paddle for Life on Oct. 7-8, 400 dedicated paddlers and ...

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