August 2007

Program to Share Research on Radiation
The Associated Press/The Baltimore Sun—Aug. 15, 2007
Article featuring Susan Pinney, PhD, Department of Environmental Health
After nearly two decades of observing thousands of people who lived near a Cold War uranium-refining plant, researchers at the University of Cincinnati will share data with others in an effort to further understand the health effects of low-level radiation.

UC Shares Information About Fernald Research
WCPO-TV, ABC, Channel 9—Aug. 16, 2007

Cancer: You’re Not Alone
FireRescue1, Calif.—Aug. 14, 2007
Article featuring research from the UC Department of Environmental Health
It's often said that cancer can strike anyone. But when you're a firefighter, the chances of getting the disease rise beyond random selection.

Why Lead-Tainted Chinese Goods Slip Through Despite U.S. Recalls
Chicago Tribune—Aug. 4, 2007
Article featuring Scott Clark, PhD, Department of Environmental Health
Brightly colored children's bracelets and necklaces line the display case of a Chinese manufacturer in this factory town. Adorned with mini school buses, sandals and other charms, the jewelry sits ready to be sold to foreign and domestic buyers. It also contains lead.

Toy Recall Shows Challenge China Poses to Partners
The Wall Street Journal—August 3, 2007
Article featuring Scott Clark, PhD, Department of Environmental Health, Director of the Division of Environmental and Occupational Hygiene
Mattel Inc.’s recall of nearly one million lead-tainted toys shows the challenge Chinese companies increasingly pose for U.S. partners: how to benefit from low-priced goods without getting torpedoed by safety and regulatory risks. [Login: UCMEDNEWS, Password: UCNEWS]