Japan Earthquake

Analysis: Social Media And Health Care

There is a very interesting new report in the New England Journal of Medicine which talks about social media being used to help in health care during the most critical times one can think of – during man made and natural disasters.


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Philadelphia Says Radioactive Water Not Related To Japan Events

The Philadelphia Water Department is attempting to track down the source of radioactive iodine found by federal authorities in the drinking water supply drawn from the Schuylkill River.


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Health Officials Say Low Levels Of Radiation Detected On East Coast

Massachusetts health officials say they have detected low levels of radiation in rain water samples, likely from the Japanese nuclear power plant. They also say similar levels have been found along the east coast, even here in Pennsylvania. What does it mean?


(A survivor pushes a bicycle on his way to a shelter in Miyagi Prefecture a week after a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami.  AP photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroaki Ono)

Delaware Collecting Donations For Japan Sister-State Ravaged By Quake, Tsunami

One of the most devastated areas of Japan will get rebuilding help from the State of Delaware. The “First State” is reaching out to its Japanese sister state.


Stigall Show Log 3.18.11

Chris discussed the President’s reaction to Japan and Libya, why and extreme exposure to radiation may be good for you and reviewed his NCAA Tournament bracket. Steve Cordasco was in studio for Finance Friday. Have a great weekend.

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(Evacuees fetch their belongings from their home and go back to their makeshift shelter in Rikuzentakata, northern Japan, on Tuesday.  AP photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Masamine Kawaguchi)

Salvation Army Philadelphia Branch Taking Donations For Earthquake Victims

Those who want to help can donate online, by phone, or by mail.


Stigall Show Log 3.15.11

Chris talks to accused priest, Father James Brennan and his attorney, Richard DiSipio. He also gets an update from Japan with Steve Futtermand and discusses the latest from Wisconsin, liberals rejecting green efforts and net neutrality.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/15/2011

Alex Golden was in Japan on a teaching assignment when the earthquake and tsunami hit. (Family photo provided)

Merion Station Mother Restless As Son Tries To Escape Japan

The good news is her son is alive, but trying to bring him home to the US is a significant challenge.


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Japan Nuclear Fears And The Effect On The U.S.

The dramatic rescue effort continues and the tragedy in Japan will have a direct affect on our power sources in the United States.


(Just one of the countless images coming from the earthquake and following tsunami in Japan. Credit: The Yomiuri Shimbun, AP Photo/Yasushi Kanno)

Pictures Of Destruction, Why We Look And How They Affect Us

We’ve been overwhelmed with images of unimaginable destruction for the three days since the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. A Penn professor studied how such pictures affect us.