NOAA Study: Massive plumes of aerosolized oil “likely posed a health threat” — Problems range from aggravated asthma to premature death

"These concentrations were high" - Joost de Gouw, a research scientist with NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory ... Read more >>

Cleanup worker having SEIZURES after diagnosed with benzene poisoning — Coughing up chunks of meat, black stuff coming out of nose & ears, lost half of eyesight

Oil-spill health impact studied, Daily Comet, February 24, 2011:

... “What is your research going to ... Read more >>

Worst flu season I’ve EVER seen in Louisiana says top doctor — “Shows no signs of letting up”

Flu ''shows no signs of letting up'' in Louisiana, WWL Radio, February 23, 2011 ... Read more >>

Oil disaster’s health effects “will be felt for GENERATIONS” warns scientist (VIDEOS)

BP oil spill's health effects will be felt for generations, scientist warns, The Times-Picayune, February ... Read more >>

Two young boys with "some of the highest blood concentrations of the chemicals" found in BP's oil -- One has already "suffered severe respiratory problems as a result"

BP's spilled oil is washing up in people, Institute for Southern Studies, January 20, 2011:

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Breakdown: Child hospitalized 3 times after trip to Alabama beach -- Massive kidney infections and kidney stones, now lung infections (VIDEO)

Filmed at Seattle University, November 20, 2010 ... Read more >>

Still, no one is doing anything about health issues -- Corexit neurotoxins "eat up the brain" and "it takes out your liver, kidneys and lungs"

"This is a big, big issue. It's not something to play around with." -Clint Guidry, LA Seafood Assoc. board of directors ... Read more >>

"Bleeding from the ears" and now "bruising rash all around my stomach" -- "Looks like bleeding under the skin"

"Sharp stabbing pain is all over my abdomen where this discolouration is, it's in my arm pits and around my breasts..." ... Read more >>

“Could we all be at risk?” asks local Florida news station — Medical doctor has patients testing in 95th percentile for oil spill-associated chemicals (VIDEOS)

Doctor: "I'm more concerned about the long term health effects. Nobody talks about it, nobody's even thinking of that 5,10,15, 20 years from now that we're going to see--cancer" ... Read more >>

In case you missed it: 22 y/o Florida lifeguard “was rained on and started having rectal bleeding” — “Significant amount” of blood lost

Worries persist as Health Department sounds all clear, Walton Sun By Jennie Hobbs, August 20, ... Read more >>

More Tears: "My lungs are crippled -- They found chemicals in my blood stream" (VIDEO)

Group rallies on Capitol steps concerning Gulf oil spill, WAFB CBS 9 Baton Rouge, October ... Read more >>

Fisherman: "Still feeling terrible... I'm about to go to the doctor" -- "Diarrhea has been real bad... day before yesterday, I was coughing up white foam with brown spots"

Commercial fisherman Donny Matsler, a Vietnam veteran who lives in Dauphin Island ... Read more >>

"They are dying" says registered nurse working in Florida -- I'm seeing "people who have been chemically poisoned"

Trisha Springstead, is a registered nurse of 36 years who lives and works in Brooksville, Florida ... Read more >>

Valdez Toxicologist: "People are dropping dead now" -- "I don’t think we’ll have to wait years to see the effects like we did in Alaska"

I know two people who are down to 4.75 per cent of their lung capacity, their heart has enlarged to make up for that ... Read more >>

Sickened by Algae? “All of us had sinus problems for hours after” — “It smelled like the oil you drain from your car”

LSU specialist concludes it's algae, not oil, in Gulf, Times-Picayune, October 25, 2010:

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Gulf Coast panel: "ALL of the speakers told of ONGOING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS" -- Recontamination from "thick layer of oil on the bottom"

Six Months, Five Shrimp, and One Nasty Mess: Health & Seafood Safety Concerns from BP ... Read more >>

CHSL Update: Kindra still struggling with staph, Vicki being treated for respiratory problems, Joannie "only 7% vision now" in left eye -- Neurologist unsure if it will return

Update from Joannie Hughes, New Orleans Ladder (Editilla Notellas), October 2, 2010:

... I am home ... Read more >>

BP workers: We were sprayed with dispersant at night by plane with no lights... now skin lesions, fluid in lungs -- "We just want medical help" (VIDEO)

Interview with anonymous BP cleanup worker, GRC Radio (South Carolina), September 30, 2010:

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Husband and wife "sprayed" while sleeping on boat... woke up SOAKING WET; Sores, BP crud -- Under investigation by Feds (VIDEO)

Interview with Karen Hopkins (Manager of Dean Blanchard's Seafood, Grand Isle, LA's largest seafood processor), ... Read more >>

Aid groups in Gulf experiencing a troubling number of health problems (COMPILATION VIDEO)

Compiled from these videos uploaded Wednesday, September 29, 2010:

All four members of Project Gulf Impact ... Read more >>

Pharmacist: Something is "making people behave differently" -- more and more with "thick throats" and headaches, nausea

Stress of oil spill still lingering in Orange Beach, Press-Register, September 27, 2010:

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Like an "Acid Cloud": Entire family sickened -- 10 y/o son's nose "gushing blood everywhere", daughter "could not breath"... NUMBNESS (VIDEO)

Interview with Lorrie Williams of Ocean Springs MS, GRC Radio (South Carolina), September 24, 2010:

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CDC survey of Gulf residents finds 50% of households experiencing respiratory issues within the PAST 30 DAYS -- Feds suggest to "focus on mental health"

After oil spill, depression and stress levels rise in coastal Alabama, Press-Register, September 27, 2010:

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