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Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am

Researchers educate lawmakers on looming dangers

In 1984, an engineer named Stanley Watras set off a radiation detector at the nuclear power plant he was helping to build in Pottstown, Pa. The power plant hadn’t started producing power yet, so pla...
Monday, May 27, 2013 01:22 pm
In “Happier endings,” I pointed out that a lot of people make decisions about end-of-life care that are not fully informed. Jonathan Rauch, a contributing editor at The Atlantic and at the National Journal, gave us a fascinating report in the former magazine on work going on at Harvard University Medical School that tries to change that. Medicos there made videos showing patients dying ...
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 04:36 pm

Illinois author seeks to create environmental activists

Biologist Dr. Sandra Steingraber describes her 1997 book, Living Downstream, as a sort of love story between her and Pekin, the place she grew up and where she lived when she learned in her early 20s ...
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 02:08 pm

Small-town support helps family fight cancer

Probably never realizing how her friends and neighbors would later prove her right, Christy Codron Bailey explained several months ago on the school district webpage why she so enjoyed teaching at Aub...

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