Wisconsin Health Care Providers Reflect On 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima, Nagasaki Bombings August 7, 2020

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PSR Wisconsin President Amy Schulz is a registered nurse at the veterans hospital in Madison.

She says the nuclear explosions not only created intense heat and force in the two cities but left behind harmful radiation that led to longterm health problems.

“For example, excessive leukemia deaths, cancer deaths, non-cancer diseases. And it continued on through psychological effects. Life expectancy was decreased,” Schulz said.

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