I’m not stopping yet…

Just a quick post of something really really ridiculous that Earthworks just posted on their Facebook.

Apparently, breast cancer rates are rising very sharply in six counties in Texas. It just so happens that these very counties have one HELL of a lot of oil and natural gas wells. The red dots are gas wells and the blue are oil wells. The encircled counties are the ones where breast cancer is rising. In the rest of texas, and in the rest of the country in general – breast cancer rates are falling. Hmmm….

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Link to the article:

 

http://www.texassharon.com/2012/08/21/the-texas-breast-cancer-story-is-back/

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