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Wayne Parsons

More Hawaiʻi residents come down with Hep A

Today the Star Advertiser reports another case of Hep A: “Ben Parker cafeteria worker tests positive for hepatitis A”. Parents of children at the school were advised to have their children immunized. Parents worried about the Hep A outbreak should […]

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Genki Sushi Hawai‘i Lawsuits

I will be filing lawsuits on behalf of Hawai‘i residents who got hepatitis A as a result of contaminated scallops eaten at one of the Genki Sushi restaurants in the islands. Lawsuits for people who have contracted hepatitis A in […]

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Ovarian cancer in Hawai’i – was it caused by talcum powder?

Talcum powder and ovarian cancer is in the news: If you have ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal cancer you don’t care about lawsuits. You care about cures. I’ve been there. I know. The good news is that in the past […]

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7 Neuro-toxic Pesticides that should be banned

I propose that the government ban these 7 “organophosphate” pesticides that are are toxic to the human brain:   chlorpyrifos-methyl (Dursban, Lorsban) dicrotophos (Bidrin, Diapadrin) dimethoate ethoprop profenofos terbufos tribufos Earthjustice, a leading protector of our environment explains why this […]

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Pesticide residues more prevalent in children

Recently I had a conversation with an architect in Honolulu. I asked him why he was continuing to use a pesticide soil pretreatment for schools, and other buildings that his firm was designing? He…

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The Termimesh Chronicles – Does Government care about pesticides?

Government should care:
Breast Cancer Risk in Hawaii Linked to Pesticides in Drinking Water and Indoor Air
But then after watching the debt limit debacle recently in Congress, my expectations of…

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The Hawaii Safety & Prevention Chronicle: The Earth

My normal focus is on drugs like Topiramate / Topamax, safety tips for kids and cars, avoidable medical errors and ocean injuries but the overall goal is a safer community and fewer people hurt. If…

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What should consumers know about Termidor aka fipronil

Many of us come into contact with harmful chemicals on a daily basis without even realizing it. One of those chemicals is a pesticide called Firponil. According to the National Pesticide Information…

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Fire Ant Found On Maui

KITV reports that a fire ant was found on a Maui farm. The fire is small but packs a mean bite. The insect is 1/16th inch long and is light orange in appearance. They aren’t fast moving like some…

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House subcommittee finds elevated lead levels in D.C. children.

The Washington Post (8/4, Leonnig) reports that congressional investigators have found that more than twice the previously reported number of D.C. children were found to have high levels of lead in…