Tag: leukemia

VIDEO: PA Health & Environment Studies Meeting

October 5, 2022 – Canonsburg Town Park Meeting Video: NEWS STORIES The University of Pittsburgh has a Fracking ProblemDecember 8, 2022 – The ties between the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees and the fracking industry may hold the answer to the inexplicably hasty… Continue Reading “VIDEO: PA Health & Environment Studies Meeting”

FLARING: Where ‘Cancer is Rife’

Definition of ‘Rife’ – In widespread existence, practice, or use; increasingly prevalent. An October 1, 2022 BBC story by Jess Kelly, Owen Pinnell & Esme Stallard paints the dark reality facing children and their parents around the oilfields in Iraq. That reality is more poignantly displayed in a video that shows… Continue Reading “FLARING: Where ‘Cancer is Rife’”

More leukemia in young children living near Pennsylvania fracking sites

New study finds that children born within 1.24 miles (2 kilometers) of an active well site were 2 to 3 times more likely to be diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia between the ages of 2 and 7. Researchers at the Yale School of Public… Continue Reading “More leukemia in young children living near Pennsylvania fracking sites”

GUEST POST – Cancer and the Environment

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on July 22, 2021. “Cancers ravage people in Southwestern Pennsylvania. As community leaders, parents and caregivers, health care providers, business owners, researchers, advocates—we all want to do everything we can to support them and prevent others from having to face a… Continue Reading “GUEST POST – Cancer and the Environment”