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Hundreds sue government after 'carcinogenic' contamination found in cancer-riddled town's water - 9news.com.au

Tue, 2017-08-15 03:04

9news.com.au

Hundreds sue government after 'carcinogenic' contamination found in cancer-riddled town's water
9news.com.au
The foam included PFAS chemicals, which are suspected carcinogens. The UN Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to the Stockholm Convention has linked PFAS chemicals to six diseases, including cancer. Residents were told to not use the ...

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Four simple and effective ways to reduce colorectal cancer risk - South China Morning Post

Mon, 2017-08-14 16:49

South China Morning Post

Four simple and effective ways to reduce colorectal cancer risk
South China Morning Post
Studies have identified carcinogens (cancer-causing agents) not only in processed meat, but also in a diet that is rich in red meat such as beef, pork, lamb and veal. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified processed meat as a ...

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Braised pork broth carcinogenic: study - Taiwan News

Mon, 2017-08-14 04:58

Taiwan News

Braised pork broth carcinogenic: study
Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A study by a researcher at Fu Jen Catholic University has found that the old Taiwanese standbys -- aged braised pork, tea eggs, and pork broth -- could be carcinogenic, especially after cooked for more than three hours. "The ...

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Braised pork broth poses little or no cancer risk: toxicologists - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Mon, 2017-08-14 02:52

Braised pork broth poses little or no cancer risk: toxicologists
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Meanwhile, Chiang Chih-kang (???), a nephrologist at National Taiwan University Hospital, said that while reheating soy-stewed pork broth could produce carcinogenic substances, there is no need to panic because of the low level of carcinogenic ...

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Fire Station Air Quality Puts Firefighters at Risk - Newsmax

Sun, 2017-08-13 14:37

Newsmax

Fire Station Air Quality Puts Firefighters at Risk
Newsmax
Firefighters have higher than average cancer rates, and while their exposure to carcinogens during fires is well known, a new study suggests exposures in fire stations contribute to their excess cancer risk, too. “Firefighters spend large portions of ...

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City risks our health to kill weeds - Foster's Daily Democrat

Sun, 2017-08-13 01:05

Foster's Daily Democrat

City risks our health to kill weeds
Foster's Daily Democrat
After finding out Roundup contains the carcinogenic synthetic chemical glyphosate, I tried to persuade the city to stop using known and probable carcinogens to kill mere weeds and bugs. A year later, it took me four Right to Know law requests just to ...

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Fire station air quality puts firefighters at risk - Business Insider

Sat, 2017-08-12 16:19

Fire station air quality puts firefighters at risk
Business Insider
(Reuters Health) - Firefighters have higher than average cancer rates, and while their exposure to carcinogens during fires is well known, a new study suggests exposures in fire stations contribute to their excess cancer risk, too. “Firefighters spend ...

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Fire Station Air Quality Puts Firefighters at Risk - Fire Engineering - FireEngineering.com

Sat, 2017-08-12 07:29

Fire Station Air Quality Puts Firefighters at Risk - Fire Engineering
FireEngineering.com
Firefighters have higher than average cancer rates, and while their exposure to carcinogens during fires is well known, a new study suggests exposures in fire ...

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Fire station air quality puts firefighters at risk - Reuters - Reuters

Fri, 2017-08-11 14:36

Fire station air quality puts firefighters at risk - Reuters
Reuters
By Carolyn Crist(Reuters Health) - Firefighters have higher than average cancer rates, and while their exposure to carcinogens during fires is well k.

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Lawmakers ask Cuomo to provide better coverage to firefighters - The Times Telegram

Thu, 2017-08-10 13:38

The Times Telegram

Lawmakers ask Cuomo to provide better coverage to firefighters
The Times Telegram
“Firefighters face a higher risk of cancer because of exposure to carcinogens and other toxins while doing their job to protect their communities,” Valesky, D-Oneida, said in the release. “After a diagnosis, they shouldn't have to worry about how to ...

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West Islip residents raise concerns over Superfund site cleanup - Newsday

Thu, 2017-08-10 09:04

Newsday

West Islip residents raise concerns over Superfund site cleanup
Newsday
The state Department of Environmental Conservation held a public meeting at the West Islip Public Library about mitigation plans for the former Dzus Fastener site at 425 Union Blvd., where after decades of monitoring, elevated levels of the ...

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Is Your Vape Pen Dangerous? Read This To Find Out - The Fresh Toast

Wed, 2017-08-09 17:20

The Fresh Toast

Is Your Vape Pen Dangerous? Read This To Find Out
The Fresh Toast
Available online and in medical marijuana dispensaries, vape pens contain a battery-operated heating mechanism, which at high temperatures can transform solvents, flavoring agents, and various vape oil additives into carcinogens and other dangerous ...

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EDITORIAL: NJ must lead pollution fight - MyCentralJersey.com - MyCentralJersey.com

Wed, 2017-08-09 14:34

MyCentralJersey.com

EDITORIAL: NJ must lead pollution fight - MyCentralJersey.com
MyCentralJersey.com
New Jersey is taking fresh steps toward tight restrictions on a pair of carcinogens in our drinking water, making the state a national leader in the clean-water ...

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EDITORIAL: NJ must lead pollution fight - Daily Record - Daily Record

Wed, 2017-08-09 13:37

Daily Record

EDITORIAL: NJ must lead pollution fight - Daily Record
Daily Record
New Jersey is taking fresh steps toward tight restrictions on a pair of carcinogens in our drinking water, making the state a national leader in the clean-water ...

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US lawmakers seek missing information in review of Monsanto weedkiller - Reuters

Wed, 2017-08-09 01:04

US lawmakers seek missing information in review of Monsanto weedkiller
Reuters
IARC concluded in 2015 that glyphosate, is a "probable human carcinogen." It based its finding on "limited evidence" of carcinogenicity in humans and "sufficient evidence" in experimental animals. The agency's assessment is at odds with other ...

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NJ Leads Nation with Plan to Curb Two Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water - NJ Spotlight

Tue, 2017-08-08 20:55

NJ Spotlight

NJ Leads Nation with Plan to Curb Two Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
NJ Spotlight
New Jersey's new plan to impose tough limits on two carcinogenic chemicals in drinking water puts it in the forefront of national efforts to control the substances, and is the state's first such effort for seven years, analysts said. The Department of ...

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County Commission debates Fire Distict 4 expenditures - The Hutchinson News

Tue, 2017-08-08 17:06

County Commission debates Fire Distict 4 expenditures
The Hutchinson News
Reno County Fire District 4 Chief Kent Branscom told County Commissioner Tuesday he would like to replace 10-year-old “bunker gear” his volunteer firefighters wear with newer gear that provides much better protection from carcinogens prevalent in today ...

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Cancer Risk Low For Most, But Not All, E-Cigs in Modeling Study - MedPage Today

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:00

MedPage Today

Cancer Risk Low For Most, But Not All, E-Cigs in Modeling Study
MedPage Today
Emissions from most, but not all, electronic cigarettes were more than 100 times less carcinogenic than emissions from traditional combustible cigarettes, according to a British study. Most of the e-cigarettes tested had cancer causing potencies ...

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Dangers of secondhand, thirdhand smoke - The Philadelphia Tribune

Tue, 2017-08-08 00:03

Dangers of secondhand, thirdhand smoke
The Philadelphia Tribune
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has yet to classify THS smoke as a Group A carcinogen. SHS is a Group A carcinogen. THS does cause cancer in animals. This Group A designation has only been used by the EPA for 15 other pollutants.

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Undergrads develop bacteria to fight carcinogens for international competition - Purdue Exponent

Mon, 2017-08-07 14:45

Purdue Exponent

Undergrads develop bacteria to fight carcinogens for international competition
Purdue Exponent
While some students have been away from campus, a team of six undergraduate students have been creating a bacteria to help reduce the damaging effects of carcinogens. The team consists of main members Vi Ka Chaang, senior, Caleigh Roleck, Kathryn ...

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