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April 1, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
No contaminants have been found in water samples taken from five wells in the San Joaquin Valley town of Earlimart where six childhood cancers, all involving Latino children, are being investigated, health officials have reported. Results of state testing of the community's five wells were relayed to the Town Council last week, said Jay Johnson, Tulare County environmental health specialist. "It sure was some positive news," Johnson said.
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April 1, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
No contaminants have been found in water samples taken from five wells in the San Joaquin Valley town of Earlimart where six childhood cancers, all involving Latino children, are being investigated, health officials have reported. Results of state testing of the community's five wells were relayed to the Town Council last week, said Jay Johnson, Tulare County environmental health specialist. "It sure was some positive news," Johnson said.
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September 15, 1989 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
A new cancer cluster among children of field workers has been found in the small Tulare County town of Earlimart, not far from the scene of a recent rash of cancers in McFarland, United Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez charged Thursday. State health officials confirmed that there has been "an excess" of childhood cancers in Earlimart but said it is too early to know if it is significant.
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September 15, 1989 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
A new cancer cluster among children of field workers has been found in the small Tulare County town of Earlimart, not far from the scene of a recent rash of cancers in McFarland, United Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez charged Thursday. State health officials confirmed that there has been "an excess" of childhood cancers in Earlimart but said it is too early to know if it is significant.
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