Childhood Leukemia Spikes Near Nuclear Power Plants By John LaForge, CounterPunch 28 January 12
[excerpted] "French researchers have confirmed that childhood leukemia rates are shockingly elevated among children living near nuclear power reactors.
The "International Journal of Cancer" has published in January a scientific study establishing a clear correlation between the frequency of acute childhood leukemia and proximity to nuclear power stations. The paper is titled, "Childhood leukemia around French nuclear power plants - the Geocap study, 2002-2007."
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Majia here: My friend Capt Clyde Stanger has just completed a book on tritium that will be soon available. The book is an exhaustive analysis of tritium releases from the Palo Verde nuclear plant and a discussion of the significance of those releases for human health, particularly for the health of children and women, who are especially vulnerable.