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Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Dozens of children and young adults have been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma and other forms of cancer in a four-county area outside Pittsburgh.
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: November 18, 2019 | 5:53 pm

Pennsylvania families demand investigation into rare cancers

The families of young people diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer have confronted Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf over what they called his administration’s insufficient response to a health crisis they blame on pollution from the shale gas industry.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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