Fukushima: The prolonged highway home after 2011 disaster

Fukushima Prefecture, Japan (CNN) — “You’re listening to Fukushima FM.” The happy chime on a radio reminds we of a opposite time in this partial of eastern Japan, a opposite universe that existed before Mar 11, 2011. Driving past houses that residents can no longer call home, we can still see sandbags holding down tarpaulins […]

Doctors treat more than 1000 children for lead poisoning in African village

The Nigerian village that suffered one of the world’s worst recorded incidents of lead poisoning is now habitable and doctors can start treating more than 1,000 contaminated children, a doctor and a scientist from two international agencies said Friday. For some, it already is too late to reverse serious neurological damage, said Dr. Michelle Chouinard, […]