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Ex-Sen. D'Amato Pushes to Expand Medical Marijuana

Fri, Sep. 22, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Alfonse D'AmatoFormer New York Republican Senator Al D'Amato wants to broaden patient access to the Empire State's medical marijuana program, which Gov. Curomo signed into law three years ago.

Church Spires Point to Heaven but Deliver Hell

Mon, Sep. 18, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

St. Mark's Church steepleChurch steeples, because of their height and key in-city locations, are bringing churches $25K, $50K and more yearly from telecom companies for cellphone arrays. (8 reader comments)

Radiation Dangers Spelled Out to Canadian Officials

Thu, Sep. 7, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Justin TrudeauRetired Canadian Army Captain Jerry Flynn has spelled out the dangers of microwave radiation in a 1,300-word letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Health Ginette Taylor. (2 reader comments)

Firefighters Rescue Selves, Not Kids—Susan Foster

Wed, Aug. 30, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Susan FosterCalifornia health advocates, alarmed at cell towers planned next to every 5-10 homes, are in an all-out push to stop state bill SB 649 that would allow that. Especially targeted are firefighters who have blocked such towers near firehouses.

Cancer Researcher Sees Danger in Radiation

Thu, Aug. 17, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Dr. Anthony MillerDr. Anthony Miller, an adviser to the World Health Organization, says radiation from cellphones, cordless and sensor devices and wireless networks should be classified as a "Group 1 carcinogenic to Humans." (2 reader comments)

ObamaCare Vet Johnson Joins PhRMA

Thu, Aug. 17, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

PhRMAPharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has brought on Juliet Johnson as deputy VP in its pubic affairs division.

KYNE Taps Public Health Pro Sawatzki

Wed, Aug. 16, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Darcy SawatzkiKYNE, the specialty health communications shop, tapped Darcy Sawatzki as senior VP in Los Angeles to lead its US public health business efforts and to manage client work.

NYT Mystified at Brain Cancer in Baseball Players; Others Aren’t

Tue, Aug. 15, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Darren Daulton“The Brain Cancer That’s Killing Ballplayers” headlined New York Times Aug. 14. No reason is cited but callers told reporter Jere Longman to consider the radar guns that measure speed of pitches. He said he would. (2 reader comments)

Wi-Fi Health Advocates Fight to Save Copper Phone Lines

Tue, Jul. 11, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Ajit PaiWi-Fi Health Advocates are battling an FCC move to replace the wired phone system with 5G wireless technology that requires antennas on almost a home-by-home basis. (2 reader comments)

Microwave Radiation Graphic Alarms Health Advocates

Thu, Jun. 29, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Remcom depiction of how pulesed microwaves will be employed in homesDepiction of how pulsed microwaves will be employed in homes has alarmed health advocates who say the graphic does not show the people being affected. (1 reader comment)

London Leaves Purdue for biOasis

Mon, Jun. 26, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Catherine LondonCatherine London, who has more than two decades of experience in the pharma and healthcare sectors, has joined biOasis Technologies as executive VP-corporate affairs and IR. She reports to CEO Mark Day.