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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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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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Labor defends Abbott tactics in parliament - The Australian

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:24

Labor defends Abbott tactics in parliament
The Australian
Labor argues there are serious practical issues with Mr Joyce serving as acting prime minister while Malcolm Turnbull attends the Pacific Islands Forum in Samoa on Friday. Opposition frontbencher Anthony Albanese says it would undermine every ...

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Nuclear war would be 'catastrophic' for Earth's climate - Futurity: Research News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 01:56

Nuclear war would be 'catastrophic' for Earth's climate
Futurity: Research News
Such vast damage would be wrought in Korea, Japan, and Pacific island territories (such as Guam) that any “victory” wouldn't deserve the name. Not only would that region be left with horrible suffering amongst the survivors; it would also immediately ...

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Nuclear war would be 'catastrophic' for Earth's climate - Futurity: Research News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:54

Nuclear war would be 'catastrophic' for Earth's climate
Futurity: Research News
Such vast damage would be wrought in Korea, Japan, and Pacific island territories (such as Guam) that any “victory” wouldn't deserve the name. Not only would that region be left with horrible suffering amongst the survivors; it would also immediately ...

Timothy Lee Trease - Nevada Appeal

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:02

Nevada Appeal

Timothy Lee Trease
Nevada Appeal
After gaining valuable, diversified range experience and completing years of schooling, Tim achieved his career goal in September 2016, becoming the Contract Site Manager for the Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range at Whidbey Island and Pacific ...

Beyond the islands' beautiful beaches and carefree lifestyle - Marianas Variety

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 04:59

Beyond the islands' beautiful beaches and carefree lifestyle
Marianas Variety
DESPITE living in paradise, Pacific islanders face serious health problems. Many researchers agree that replacing traditional food with imported, processed food has contributed to the high prevalence of obesity and related health problems in the ...

Pacific Health Ministers focus on NCDs - Radio New Zealand

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 20:34

Radio New Zealand

Pacific Health Ministers focus on NCDs
Radio New Zealand
Pacific health ministers, who met last week in the Cook Islands, want to see a greater effort by the region to tackle non-communicable diseases. The region's health ministers meet once every two years and this year the focus was a shared vision of ...

Pacific Ladies Taking the Lead in Cervical Screening - Scoop.co.nz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 14:34

Pacific Ladies Taking the Lead in Cervical Screening
Scoop.co.nz
Although cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, Māori, Asian and Pacific women develop this type of cancer at twice the rate of all women, largely because they are less likely to have cervical screening. This success for Pacific Island ...

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THOMPSON: Indoor air quality an unknown health hazard to billions of people - InfoTel News Ltd

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 08:00

THOMPSON: Indoor air quality an unknown health hazard to billions of people
InfoTel News Ltd
It's a particularly insidious form of indoor air pollution…and it kills. Most of these people are in Africa, India, China, the Middle-East and countless islands in the South Pacific…all places where many live in simple, usually poorly ventilated ...

Modi's International Solar Alliance to be operational soon - NewsBytes

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:35

NewsBytes

Modi's International Solar Alliance to be operational soon
NewsBytes
The International Solar Alliance (ISA), PM Modi's bid to bring over 121 solar energy-rich countries under a single umbrella, has been in the works for the past two years. This ambitious solar diplomacy project is set to kick-start during French ...

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Close to 1000 pass through bubbles in Triple J 5k fun run - Marianas Variety

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 05:25

Close to 1000 pass through bubbles in Triple J 5k fun run
Marianas Variety
The family-friendly fun event that also drew some competitive runners in various age brackets will benefit the Commonwealth Cancer Association and Make-A- Wish Foundation Guam and CNMI. Aside from almost 1,000 runners, the event, Lujan said also ...

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Hickie To Lawyers: Address Mistakes | Fiji Sun - Fiji Sun Online

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:15

Hickie To Lawyers: Address Mistakes | Fiji Sun
Fiji Sun Online
Lawyers shouldn't hide their heads in the sand if they commit mistakes, says the Independent Legal Services Commissioner Thomas Hickie. Mr Hickie made this ...

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A man who stood up to the bomb - Albany Times Union

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:30

A man who stood up to the bomb
Albany Times Union
The person who came closest to this may have been Tony de Brum, former foreign minister of the Marshall Islands, who died last month of cancer at age 72. He grew up in the South Pacific island chain when it was under "administrative control" of the U.S ...

The Man Who Stood Up to Armageddon | Robert C. Koehler ... - Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 06:41

Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

The Man Who Stood Up to Armageddon | Robert C. Koehler ...
Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)
Suddenly it's possible — indeed, all too easy — to imagine one man starting a nuclear war. What's a little harder to imagine is one human being stopping such a ...

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At 45, TanHoldings is your strong community partner - Saipan Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:50

Saipan Tribune

At 45, TanHoldings is your strong community partner
Saipan Tribune
Each PSS student on all three islands gets this quality shirt. For over 10 years now, TanHoldings has been involved as a team with the Marianas March Against Cancer, fielding a team and a booth, to support the cause. It is committed to the fight ...

Football journalist Mike Cockerill dies of cancer - The New Daily

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:56

Football journalist Mike Cockerill dies of cancer
The New Daily
According to Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the missile soared 770km high and flew 3700km over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido before falling into the Pacific Ocean 2000km east of Cape Erimo, at 7:06am. Japan protested the ...

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The Man Who Stood Up To Armageddon | HuffPost - HuffPost

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 06:02

HuffPost

The Man Who Stood Up To Armageddon | HuffPost
HuffPost
Suddenly it's possible — indeed, all too easy — to imagine one man starting a nuclear war. What's a little harder to imagine is one human be...

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Deadly flooding could make Yemen's cholera epidemic even worse - VICE News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 03:51

VICE News

Deadly flooding could make Yemen's cholera epidemic even worse
VICE News
Flooding can increase the spread of waterborne diseases such as cholera, and Yemen is already experiencing the biggest cholera outbreak on record. Floodwaters up to 11-feet deep destroyed homes near the city of Ibb, ..... The missile, which was ...

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The nearly men - New Zealand Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 12:31

The nearly men
New Zealand Herald
Trevor Leota accrued 30 caps for Samoa over an eight-year career and first-five Ngapaku Ngapaku, who was selected for this team ahead of Spencer, played three tests for the same Pacific Island nation in 2000. It was a team for the ages, perhaps only ...

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