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State gives $2.5 million to Pitt to study health impacts of fracking

The money will fund two observational epidemiological studies to be finished within two years.

By Rachel McDevitt

The Three Mile Island accident and the enduring questions of ties to cancer and deaths

Even the most comprehensive studies have fallen short of drawing conclusive verdicts on the ongoing debate.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

Thyroid cancer study re-ignites debate over Three Mile Island accident’s health effects

The 2017 Penn State College of Medicine study found a certain type of thyroid cancer to be common to those who were near the nuclear plant during the accident.

By Brett Sholtis