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    Default Link Between Uranium Exposure And Increased Lupus Rate

    People living near a former uranium ore processing facility in Ohio are experiencing a higher than average rate of lupus, according a new study conducted by scientists at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, nervous system and other organs of the body...


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    Interesting article, but they didn't say anything about what kind of Uranium, and in what form, the people in the study were exposed to. I used to be a crewman on a tank that had both armor and ammunition made of Depleted Uranium. I wish the report was a little more detailed.

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    This was on my local news earlier this week The doctor interviewed is one of my rheums! Here is the article posted by my local news station. I don't know that it gives much more info other than a little more background on the old plant.
    "A bad cold wouldn't be so annoying if it weren't for the advice of our friends."~ Kin Hubbard

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