The ApocaDocs Logo: the Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 6,000 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Tue May 15 2012: from NPR:
Sick From Fracking? Doctors, Patients Seek Answers
...People living near gas well drilling around the country are reporting similar problems, plus headaches, rashes, wheezing, aches and pains and other symptoms... patients and doctors don't have a lot of options. In western Pennsylvania, a lot of them are referred to Charles Werntz at West Virginia University. Werntz, an occupational medicine specialist, is used to dealing with chemical exposures. Lately, he's seeing more people who live near the drilling. But for now, he says he can't really do much more than offer basic advice: Drink bottled water, air out the house, leave your shoes outside. If it's still too bad, move -- if possible.
[Read more stories about: fracking, health impacts]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Jim says:
These poor frolks are frucked.

More stories:
  • The world is not enough: soon we'll need three planet Earths
  • CSU study: Trees don't clean as much as thought
  • (Sick From Fracking? Doctors, Patients Seek Answers)
  • American livestock get extra dose of antibiotics from spent ethanol grain, report says
  • Scientists sound acid alarm for plankton

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The