News from The Associated Press Hmm.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has halted funding for a study on the connection between radioactive fallout and thyroid disease among people living downwind of aboveground atomic bomb tests in Nevada during the 1950s and early 1960s.

The study, which already had cost $8 million, has re-examined about 1,300 former students who lived in southwestern Utah and eastern Nevada, plus a control group of Arizona residents for comparison.

via K. Burel

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