Agent Orange: 40 years later veterans, families still learning of its deadly ...
From 1962 to 1971, the U.S. military sprayed approximately 20 million gallons of herbicides in Vietnam, a tactical operation known as "Operation Ranch Hand." More than half of it was Agent Orange, named after the color of the band around the ... The U ...
PennLive.com - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30



Opinion: A birthday wish for Gov. Tom Kean, who freely gave his support to ...
By Robert Stack. Gov. Tom Kean's friends and families who represent people with disabilities wish him a very happy birthday. As he marks his 80th birthday this week, we celebrate everything he has done that has helped so many, both within and outside ...
NJ.com - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:00



The girl with something special
She has Nager Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterised by facial and limb deformities. There are reportedly fewer than 200 documented cases worldwide, and those with it have anomalies including downward ... Through a procedure known as ...
The Straits Times - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:07



Baptist Children's Hospital to perform free corrective facial surgeries for kids
Types of facial deformities that can be corrected include cleft palates, cleft lips, scars, tumors, burns, ear deformities, port wine birthmarks and congenital hand deformities. To be eligible, patients must be under the age of 18, residents of Miami ...
Miami's Community Newspapers - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:08



WHISTLEBLOWER TRAUMA, RECOVERY AND RENEWAL
These 6 stages align with GAP's mission to support and vindicate whistleblowers who serve public interests. However, the whistleblower's journey doesn't end with vindication, important though it is. For one thing, validation in the public arena eludes ...
Government Accountability Project (blog) - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:03



Man in lonely shallow grave buried by community who thought jaw deformities ...
Lower jaw deformities from birth, a missing right hand and foot bones, trepanning to exorcise “bad spirits” and a lonely burial were the lot of a middle-aged Saxon or early medieval man found face down in a shallow grave, say archaeologists ...
Culture24 - Wed, 08 Apr 2015 06:16



When oil from BP's broken well seemed set to kill the Gulf
The few studies of oil's impact on larvae and eggs confirmed what anyone would expect: Petroleum was highly toxic to all manner of young marine life, and could cause a range of troubles, from birth defects and heart deformities, to outright death. The ...
AL.com - Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:47



Is the GMO Labeling Movement Just a Long Con to Get You to Buy Organic?
But this fear comes from misinformation. Genetic engineering isn't a palpable object you can hold in your hand. ... repeatedly, hoping for beneficial results. Rio Stars, Asian pears, and lots of other foods are the lucky sevens out of lots of duds and ...
Gawker - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:22


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