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State Awards $1.1M to Help Protect Firefighters' Health - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2018-08-15 22:11

State Awards $1.1M to Help Protect Firefighters' Health
U.S. News & World Report
More than 100 Ohio fire departments will share $1.1 million in grants intended to help protect firefighters from carcinogens and other health hazards encountered in their work. Aug. 16, 2018, at 12:11 a.m.. State Awards $1.1M to Help Protect ...
State awards $1.1M to help protect firefighters' health - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIXFOX19

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Grants awarded to help protect local firefighters - WFMJ

Wed, 2018-08-15 11:52

WFMJ

Grants awarded to help protect local firefighters
WFMJ
More than 100 Ohio fire departments, including several in the Valley, will share $1.1 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation (BWC) under a program to protect firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful health hazards ...
BWC awards $1.1M in grants to protect Ohio firefightersWTOL.com

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A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods - Mic

Wed, 2018-08-15 09:09

Mic

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods
Mic
Glyphosate, which has been identified as a “probable carcinogen” by the World Health Organization, is the main ingredient in Roundup, Monsanto's weed killer that's at the center of a recent lawsuit in which a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay ...
Monsanto loses another court case over its widely used weed killerSan Francisco Chronicle
Roundup controversy and NZ: All you need to knowNew Zealand Herald
Report: Unsafe levels of weed killer in oat cereal productsWJXT News4JAX
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REACH unfit for regulating mutagens and carcinogens, Dutch experts say - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2018-08-15 08:36

REACH unfit for regulating mutagens and carcinogens, Dutch experts say
Chemical Watch
REACH information requirements do not generate enough data to conclude that a substance is a category 1B mutagen and/or carcinogen under the CLP Regulation, according to the scientists from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment ...

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What's Next Now That Monsanto Was Found Liable In First Trial Over Weed Killer's Cancer Link - WBUR

Tue, 2018-08-14 11:03

WBUR

What's Next Now That Monsanto Was Found Liable In First Trial Over Weed Killer's Cancer Link
WBUR
Much of the plaintiff's case was based on a widely criticized 2015 statement by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, that glyphosate was a “probable human carcinogen.” A Group 1 classification of ...

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Texas firefighters with cancer often denied workers' comp - WZTV

Mon, 2018-08-13 17:30

WZTV

Texas firefighters with cancer often denied workers' comp
WZTV
Cities are ignoring a 2005 state law requiring the government to presume that firefighters' cancers are caused by exposure to carcinogens on the job, union officials told the Houston Chronicle. "The sky-high denial rate of cancer is the first problem ...
Texas Firefighters with Cancer Often Denied Workers' CompensationNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Benzene release at Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant not as ... - Chron.com

Mon, 2018-08-13 10:16

Chron.com

Benzene release at Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant not as ...
Chron.com
After the Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant estimated in June the release of a record-setting amount of cancer-causing benzene, company officials have since ...
Benzene release at Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant not as disastrous as previously predictedLaredo Morning Times

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Study Shows Humans Are Carcinogenic - Care2.com

Sat, 2018-08-11 14:03

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Study Shows Humans Are Carcinogenic
Care2.com
In a paper published in Nature, a team of scientists laid out a major meta-analysis of cancer in wild animals. Their conclusion? The human species is a carcinogen from the perspective of the natural world. Our very existence and lifestyle is a major ...

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Industry asks for time to review proposed cobalt metal classification - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-08-09 08:55

Industry asks for time to review proposed cobalt metal classification
Chemical Watch
Referred to in Echa's classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) guidance, 'T25' is a tool to determine the carcinogenic potency of substances by using comparison with a database of organic substances that are known oral carcinogens. By this ...

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Kits help to rid carcinogens from uniforms of state firefighters - Wink News

Wed, 2018-08-08 17:27

Wink News

Kits help to rid carcinogens from uniforms of state firefighters
Wink News
Battalion Chief Eric Hawkins always knew he wanted to be a firefighter. “Since I was in high school I wanted to be a firefighter,” Hawkins said. “I think it's the calling of serving others.” So 17 years ago, when the call came from the Cape Coral Fire ...

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EPA testing samples in Burlington's Old North End for carcinogens - WPTZ

Wed, 2018-08-08 11:28

WPTZ

EPA testing samples in Burlington's Old North End for carcinogens
WPTZ
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is investigating the presence of underground chemical vapors near a Burlington elementary school. The chemicals in question are carcinogens that historically have been used by dry cleaning operations in an ...
Hazardous chemicals: What you need to know about the Old North End EPA investigationBurlingtonFreePress.com
EPA investigating dry cleaning chemicals in BurlingtonWCAX

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ALERT: Study warns of toxic chemicals found in crayons, back-to-school items - FOX 46 Charlotte

Wed, 2018-08-08 10:11

FOX 46 Charlotte

ALERT: Study warns of toxic chemicals found in crayons, back-to-school items
FOX 46 Charlotte
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group released findings this week from tests on school supplies that confirmed the presence of asbestos in some brands of crayons, phthalates in binders, and carcinogens in markers, among other potentially harmful ...
Playskool brand crayons sold at Dollar Tree, Amazon found to contain traces of asbestoskmir.com
Toxic school supplies: New report lists what to avoidNew Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Recent test found asbestos in some crayonsCBS News
State PIRGs -Nypirg -Consumer Product Safety Commission
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After vaccines, carcinogenic substances found in hypertension drugs - AsiaNews

Wed, 2018-08-08 07:20

AsiaNews

After vaccines, carcinogenic substances found in hypertension drugs
AsiaNews
Taiwan blocks imports of the active ingredient Valsartan made in China. Carcinogenic contamination is 200 times higher than allowed. Lab testing continues in Europe and the United States. Changsheng Biotech mixed anti-rabies vaccines with expired ...

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Don Davis: Should you reconsider your use of Roundup? - Lynchburg News and Advance

Wed, 2018-08-08 03:37

Lynchburg News and Advance

Don Davis: Should you reconsider your use of Roundup?
Lynchburg News and Advance
Q. The report indicating that Roundup contains carcinogens has come to my attention. Are there any other grass, weed and brush killers that do not contain carcinogens? I like to use such products to edge my curb, sidewalk and driveway. B.R., Lynchburg.

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Carcinogens in Cigarette Smoke - News-Medical.net

Tue, 2018-08-07 23:40

News-Medical.net

Carcinogens in Cigarette Smoke
News-Medical.net
While individual contributions of aforementioned carcinogens may never be known due to the complexity of the system, there is little doubt that their removal from cigarette smoke (if that was even a possibility) would substantially decrease the ...

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EPA is now allowing asbestos back into manufacturing - The Architect's Newspaper

Mon, 2018-08-06 15:53

The Architect's Newspaper

EPA is now allowing asbestos back into manufacturing
The Architect's Newspaper
One of the most dangerous construction-related carcinogens is now legally allowed back into U.S. manufacturing under a new rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). On June 1, the EPA authorized a “SNUR” (Significant New Use Rule) which ...

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Hundreds in Franklin come out to hear answers from state about test results in homes - WTHR

Sat, 2018-08-04 12:47

Hundreds in Franklin come out to hear answers from state about test results in homes
WTHR
This, after 13 Investigates broke the story about disturbing test results that showed high levels of carcinogens had seeped into some homes. They lined up early and waited for the doors to open, hundreds of concerned Franklin residents looking for ...

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Girard firefighters fight to reduce cancer risk - Youngstown Vindicator

Fri, 2018-08-03 22:26

Girard firefighters fight to reduce cancer risk
Youngstown Vindicator
“The carcinogens are found on dirty turnout gear, inside apparatus and in the carpets and furniture of firehouses across the country. And when we go home in the morning after our shift ends, firefighters are exposing their families to these same ...

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Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows - nwitimes.com

Fri, 2018-08-03 14:09

nwitimes.com

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows
nwitimes.com
They are both rated group 1 carcinogens and research shows that we now have more cancers related to tanning beds than cancers related to tobacco. Gyms are supporting the tanning industry. To explore how pervasive these gym-tanning salons were, ...

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