Westfield Girl Wins Statewide Poster Contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) met last week with Meghan Johnson, a fifth grade student at Franklin Elementary School in Westfield, whose poster, “Blowing Notes, Not Smoke,” won the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Tar Wars Poster Contest. Her poster was chosen from submissions of fourth and fifth graders from across the state.


Dear EarthTalk: Why don’t we reprocess and re-use our nuclear waste like France does? Would it be possible for us to start doing so? — Albert Jukowsky, Silver Spring, MD

Managing Morning Sickness

Pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting is common in early pregnancy and affects an estimated 70%–85% of pregnant women. Often referred to as “morning sickness,” these symptoms can actually occur at any time during the day or night.