Stories by Valerie Brown

Valerie Brown is an independent journalist based in Oregon's Willamette Valley. She has written about environmental health, climate, radiation, energy and other issues for numerous publications including Miller-McCune Magazine, High Country News, SELF, and Environmental Health Perspectives. In 2009 she was awarded first prize for explanatory print journalism by the Society of Environmental Journalists for her article "Environment Becomes Heredity" in Miller-McCune Magazine. subscribe to Valerie Brown's feed

Posted on: Sep 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A study found the machines can emit high levels of ultrafine particles whose biological behavior and health effects are unknown.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2011, Source: The Phoenix Sun

After being diagnosed with cancer at 24, Valerie Brown begins to learn about why she may have gotten sick and about the those who also live downwind of nuclear test facilities.