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Stories with subject: Thyroid disease
  • Massive Hanford downwinders case is closing 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 1:23 pm

    RICHLAND, Washington - A long-running federal court lawsuit filed by people who contend their health was damaged by radioactive emissions from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is finally ending.

  • Researcher: Children's cancer linked to Fukushima radiation story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 4:26 am

    TOKYO - A new study says children living near the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer at a rate 20 to 50 times that of children elsewhere, a difference the authors contend undermines the government's position that more cases have been discovered in the area only because of stringent monitoring.

  • WADA keeps thyroid medication off banned-substances list 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 4:52 pm

    MONTREAL - Leaders at the World Anti-Doping Agency say there's no scientific reason to ban thyroid medication, despite reports that some high-profile long-distance runners use the medicine during training.