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Oregon Author Brian Doyle Dies At 60 - OPB News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 11:18

OPB News

Oregon Author Brian Doyle Dies At 60
OPB News
Doyle was a prolific author of essays about subjects from the Pacific Islands to children to spirituality, and his work appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Orion, The Sun and anthologies like Best American Essays, and Best American Spiritual ...
A Guide To Some Of Brian Doyle's Best Works | KUOW News and ...KUOW News and Information

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Meet America's Top 10 Veterinary Professionals And Vote For Your Favorites! - PharmiWeb.com (press release)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 05:41

Meet America's Top 10 Veterinary Professionals And Vote For Your Favorites!
PharmiWeb.com (press release)
As a cutting-edge oncologist who cares for animals with cancer, Heather has grit, an innovative spirit, compassion, and impact on cancer research for the betterment of both animals and people. Heather started in the Veterinary Small Animal Clinical ...

Silent no more: Camp Lejeune victims tell their stories - New Bern Sun Journal

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 03:25

New Bern Sun Journal

Silent no more: Camp Lejeune victims tell their stories
New Bern Sun Journal
On a daily basis, they are forced to get painful treatments, battle debilitating diseases and fight the bureaucracy that has long crippled the VA system -- likely due to the water on a military base they were at decades ago. These are their ... I was ...

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Silent no more: Camp Lejeune victims tell their stories - Jacksonville Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 03:03

Jacksonville Daily News

Silent no more: Camp Lejeune victims tell their stories
Jacksonville Daily News
On a daily basis, they are forced to get painful treatments, battle debilitating diseases and fight the bureaucracy that has long crippled the VA system -- likely due to the water on a military base they were at decades ago. These are their ... I was ...

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Maine soldier gets much-deserved recognition years after service - WCSH-TV

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 15:21

WCSH-TV

Maine soldier gets much-deserved recognition years after service
WCSH-TV
Paul Laird of Otisfield was awarded on Friday his long overdue Humanitarian Service Medal, for his once classified work on a small island in the Pacific Ocean. From 1948 to 1952 ... Years later Paul would battle three different forms of cancer. None of ...

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Nonprofits hit snag with new liquor dept. rule - Maui News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:44

Nonprofits hit snag with new liquor dept. rule
Maui News
The matter came to her attention via Nancy La Joy, the executive director of the Pacific Cancer Foundation. Full background checks of nonprofit board members are not required by liquor control departments in Hawaii's three other counties, according to ...

Pacific Currents exhibition supports child cancer efforts - Radio New Zealand

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:32

Radio New Zealand

Pacific Currents exhibition supports child cancer efforts
Radio New Zealand
"We are an independent charitable trust specifically established for providing support for children with cancer in the Pacific region namely the islands at the moment Fiji Samoa and Tonga and hopefully we can go into Papua New Guinea with adequate ...

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Dateline Pacific evening edition for 26 May 2017 - Radio New Zealand

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:23

Radio New Zealand

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 26 May 2017
Radio New Zealand
... is not safe; eco-friendliness is the main aim of a floating island community planned for French Polynesia; a new tool has been launched to combat suicide among Tongan young people; artists take inspiration from the Pacific to help children with cancer.

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Manchester attack: 'They wanted to be together forever, and now they are' - The Australian

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:01

The Australian

Manchester attack: 'They wanted to be together forever, and now they are'
The Australian
Their parents — Chloe's mum and dad, and Liam's mum, since his dad died of cancer this year — drove through the night from their hometown of South Shields to Manchester when the couple failed to come home after the blast. Manchester police ... Eilidh ...

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What the DNA of the Zika virus tells scientists about its rapid spread - Los Angeles Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:00

Los Angeles Times

What the DNA of the Zika virus tells scientists about its rapid spread
Los Angeles Times
For those trying to anticipate the shape of the next pandemic of human disease, the resulting road map could be invaluable. ... The family tree reveals that the virus may have made landfall in Brazil sometime in late 2013 or early 2014, probably ...
Genomic epidemiology reveals multiple introductions of Zika virus into the United States : Nature : Nature ResearchNature

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Quinton D. "Q.D." Thompson, head of McDonogh Middle School for 32 years - Baltimore Sun

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:04

Baltimore Sun

Quinton D. "Q.D." Thompson, head of McDonogh Middle School for 32 years
Baltimore Sun
He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and after completing his training, was assigned as a communication coding officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the Pacific. He participated in the Mariana Islands, Truk, Tarawa, Peleliu, Leyte Gulf ...

Ex-aide to soccer federation leader pleads guilty in scandal - kwwl.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:47

Ex-aide to soccer federation leader pleads guilty in scandal
kwwl.com
The British citizen is the former secretary general of the Cayman Islands Football Association. He was accused of demanding and accepting bribes of millions of dollars for then-CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb linked to the sale of marketing rights for ...

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On the Zika trail - Fred Hutch News Service

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:03

Fred Hutch News Service

On the Zika trail
Fred Hutch News Service
A team led by British and Brazilian researchers focused on northeastern Brazil, where the virus first entered the Americas from the Pacific islands. Scientists from around the world converged on the hard-hit region for a road trip by bus — a mobile ...
What the DNA of the Zika virus tells scientists about its rapid spreadLos Angeles Times

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On the Zika trail - Fred Hutch News Service

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:03

Fred Hutch News Service

On the Zika trail
Fred Hutch News Service
A team led by British and Brazilian researchers focused on northeastern Brazil, where the virus first entered the Americas from the Pacific islands. Scientists from around the world converged on the hard-hit region for a road trip by bus — a mobile ...

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Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial. - WAOW

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:16

Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial.
WAOW
"Bread, freedom and the islands are Egyptian," they chanted, playing on the main slogan of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak __ "Bread, Freedom and social justice." Ali's detention follows the arrest in recent days of scores of ...

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Nuclear War Without a War - Newsweek ME

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 02:56

Newsweek ME

Nuclear War Without a War
Newsweek ME
Totally ignored is the knowledge that the radiation from nuclear fallout could lead to an increased risk of cancer, heart disease, neurological disorders, immune system disease, reproductive abnormalities, sterility, birth defects, and genetic ...

How food gardens based on traditional practice can improve health in the Pacific - MENAFN.COM

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:55

How food gardens based on traditional practice can improve health in the Pacific
MENAFN.COM
So we started a project with the aim of diversifying food crop production, including nutritious leafy vegetables, on outer island atolls of #Kiribati and Tuvalu. But our work in the region had started much earlier. In a 2013 study in the south-west ...

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AVOIDABLE DEEP TROUBLE - ECB Publishing

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 06:34

AVOIDABLE DEEP TROUBLE
ECB Publishing
ISIS and radical Islamists are growing and spreading like a deadly cancer throughout the world. ... China is building aircraft carriers and a navy to challenge our Pacific Fleet and protect their newly created & unauthorized islands with airbases in ...

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Next miracle drug may come from PH seas, say scientists - Inquirer.net

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:40

Inquirer.net

Next miracle drug may come from PH seas, say scientists
Inquirer.net
... Philippines Institute of Chemistry in Diliman. Speaking at the 39th Luzon session of the National Academy of Science and Technology here on May 16, Villaraza said medicines for pain relief or compounds used for cancer research had been synthesized ...

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Environmentalists are Ignoring the Elephant in the Room: US Military is the World's Largest Polluter - Center for Research on Globalization

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 02:15

Center for Research on Globalization

Environmentalists are Ignoring the Elephant in the Room: US Military is the World's Largest Polluter
Center for Research on Globalization
Nuclear weapons testing in the American Southwest and the South Pacific Islands has contaminated millions of acres of land and water with radiation, while uranium tailings defile Navajo reservations. – Rusting barrels of chemicals and solvents and ...

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