Did Fukushima Affect Newborns in the United States?

We talked about Fukishima as the radiation was spreading across the U.S. on the trade winds. Traces of the fallout were found in U.S. water supplies on both East and West Coasts, but rain on the West coast at the time caused fallout levels to be higher there.

If I recall correctly EPA told us that the levels were safe. Turns out that may not be true.

In recent news is word that babies born on the West Coast during the months of April and May 2011 are 28% more likely to suffer from congenital hypothyroidism. If you live on the West Coast and have a child born during these months it is advised you see a doctor.

Here’s the thing: before you react too strongly. This may, or may not, be factual. The research is paid for by an advocacy group. While I know nothing about their agenda, I write this as a cautionary heads up. Read more:


I believe that constant small exposures to toxins of all kinds over a lifetime are the cause of much disease today.

Some people ask how they can protect themselves from radioactive fallout in water. Visit my website and give me a call.

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About James McMahon

Studied ecology at the University of Illinois, mountain survival at Eastern Washing University, Deep Ecology at Naropa, River Ecology with The Nature Conservancy and Luna Leopold
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