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Some bogus rumors :
Lung cancer rates spiked in 2006. This rumor originated with a misstatement (or misheard statement) on a CNN broadcast. In checking with various lung associations and the CDC, the word is that lung cancer statistics run at least a year behind the present and that no one associated with the CDC and lung associations has has heard anything indicating that this is true.
DU is causing radioactive iodine which is killing fetuses. This originated with a fundamentalist Christian salesperson who sells potassium salts to combat radioactive iodine. It is completely false and it is impossible since radioactive iodine is only created during fission (in a reactor or nuclear explosive device) and is not part of the DU decay chain.
Now on to the true news...
Two Australian Soldiers Test Positive for DU Contamination despite assurances from their government that they hadn't been exposed. Read article.
A Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Has been file alleging then-Deputy Commissioner of Legal Matters Stephen L. Hammerman was personally involved in trumping up charges against Mr. Kyne, an Operation Desert Storm veteran who was in NYC during the RNC to speak out against the military’s use of Depleted Uranium (“DU”) in Iraq and the ongoing harm it has caused him and other United States Armed Forces veterans. Read more Kyne's Press Release
US Orders Another $38 Million in DU Penetrators
United Press International
UK radiation jump blamed on Iraq shells
Mark Gould and Jon Ungoed-Thomas
RADIATION detectors in Britain recorded a fourfold increase in uranium levels in the atmosphere after the “shock and awe” bombing campaign against Iraq, according to a report...Read more
Dr. Doug Rokke
Medical care is already required by AR 700-48, TB 9-1300-278, and all of the numerous medical orders gooning back to 1991 and before with AR 40-5 and AR 40-14 but DOD and VA officials simply refuse to comply. That requires action to force officials to comply with existing orders, regulations, and laws...Read more
Dr. Doug Rokke
DOD, DA, USAF, USN, USMC, USCG, VA, MOD (British), CND (Canadian), AND (Australian) and NATO officials have for years continued with delayed and denied care in order to maintain the cover up of the always known serious adverse health and environmental effects and to sustain uranium weapons use while avoiding all liability...Read more