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April 10: "The Medical Implications of Fukushima and Chernobyl”

Australian-born physician Helen Caldicott is a world-renowned anti-nuclear activist, a leading critic of nuclear technology, and the author of numerous books on nuclear disarmament and health issues. She was the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary concerning the dangers of nuclear weapons, “If You Love This Planet,” and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, which shared in the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

Caldicott will present a talk, “The Medical Implications of Fukushima and Chernobyl,” on April 10, at 8:00 p.m. in room 103 of the Learning Center for Sustainable Futures (Green Quad), 451 North Sumter Street. Co-sponsored by Sustainable Carolina and the Sierra Club, the presentation is free and open to the public.

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Posted: 04/03/12 @ 5:00 PM | Updated: 04/06/12 @ 8:29 AM | Permalink

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