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Westhampton Board Pleads Radiation Ignorance

Fri, Oct. 6, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Westhampton BeachWesthampton Beach trustees pleaded ignorance last night when asked if they recognized any danger to citizens from cell towers, cellphones, cordless phones, tablets, etc. (1 reader comment)

Prime Helps P.R. Med School Rebound from Maria

Wed, Oct. 4, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Ponce Health Sciences UniversityPonce Health Sciences University is using Prime Strategies' New York outpost to rebound from the devastation of Hurricane Maria that led to the shutdown of the Puerto Rico-based institution.

Steps to Restore Trust in Americaís Healthcare Industry

Wed, Oct. 4, 2017

By Peter Prodromou

Peter Prodromou Healthcare companies must evaluate why public sentiment of the industry remains so low and take concrete steps to reset their image if they want to regain public trust and reestablish themselves as a trusted cornerstone of American life.

Health Unlimited Surveys Empowered Consumers

Tue, Sep. 26, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Health Unlimited ReportAdvances in technology provide consumers better access to healthcare decisions, giving them more control over their well-being and impacting the way marketers communicate with their target audiences. Health Unlimited, Foresight Factory surveyed more than 4,000 consumers to help communicators deal with challenges in fast-paced market.

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. (9 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 KidsóSusan 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 Arenít

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)