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Four Reasons to Celebrate the California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act - Environmental Working Group

Tue, 2017-12-12 08:56

Environmental Working Group

Four Reasons to Celebrate the California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act
Environmental Working Group
In 2009, the California Safe Cosmetics Program began requiring companies to report carcinogens and reproductive toxicants in their products. By 2015, more than 150 companies reported removing a total of 2,193 ingredients. Cleaning product makers may ...

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5 Foods To Keep Your Liver Ever Young and Healthy - News18

Tue, 2017-12-12 00:53

News18

5 Foods To Keep Your Liver Ever Young and Healthy
News18
Apples carry pectin and malic acid that help remove toxins and carcinogens. Apples have anti-inflammatory properties that protect you against fatty liver. 2. Green Tea Green tea is known for its antioxidants boost. Consuming 2 cups of green tea each ...

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Lung Cancer Surgery Market Will Make a Huge Impact in Near Future - Digital Journal

Mon, 2017-12-11 20:41

Lung Cancer Surgery Market Will Make a Huge Impact in Near Future
Digital Journal
The two major causes of lung cancer are inhalation of carcinogenic substances and genetic predisposition inherited from family members. Tobacco, arsenic, radiations such as X-rays and UV rays and asbestos are some of the examples of carcinogens. Around ...

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ADEM says it caught 3M error - Times Daily

Mon, 2017-12-11 00:15

Times Daily

ADEM says it caught 3M error
Times Daily
“Here, ADEM appears to be OK not only with PFOA and PFOS, both carcinogens, in the water supply, but also with numerous other similar PFCs for which the toxicity has not been thoroughly tested,” said Cole. Under EPA guidelines, there is "suggestive ...

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ADEM says it caught 3M reporting error, no enforcement action - The Decatur Daily

Sat, 2017-12-09 00:26

The Decatur Daily

ADEM says it caught 3M reporting error, no enforcement action
The Decatur Daily
“Here, ADEM appears to be OK not only with PFOA and PFOS, both carcinogens, in the water supply, but also with numerous other similar PFCs for which the toxicity has not been thoroughly tested,” said Cole. Under EPA guidelines, there is "suggestive ...

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Real versus fake Christmas tree – which is better for the environment? - OCRegister

Fri, 2017-12-08 12:29

OCRegister

Real versus fake Christmas tree – which is better for the environment?
OCRegister
Real trees generate about one third of the carbon generated by faux trees and they don't use PVC, which churns up carcinogens during manufacturing and disposal. Both factors work in favor of real trees. But the story was published in New York and the ...

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Say no to carcinogenic cured meat - EJ Insight

Fri, 2017-12-08 03:43

EJ Insight

Say no to carcinogenic cured meat
EJ Insight
Winter is coming. Who can resist some steamy hot cured meat claypot rice or flavourful instant noodles with ham and sausages? Before indulging in these mouth-watering dishes, be reminded that processed meat is not just high in sodium and fat, but also ...

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Cooked or Raw Food - Which is better for Health? - Business Standard

Fri, 2017-12-08 00:11

Business Standard

Cooked or Raw Food - Which is better for Health?
Business Standard
Many factors such as the way food is cooked or not-cooked has an influence on how healthy the food on your plate is. There are many myths also that are being propagated related to health benefits or eating food raw and cooked food too. Risks of Eating ...

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COLUMN: Grass is safest playing surface for student athletes - Fredericksburg.com

Wed, 2017-12-06 20:09

COLUMN: Grass is safest playing surface for student athletes
Fredericksburg.com
With 12 known carcinogens in the waste tire infill material, these cancer numbers cannot be taken lightly. Even if people say the numbers of cancers are not any higher than in the general population, they cannot dispute the fact that the goalkeepers ...

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Iarc director defends process for evaluating possible carcinogens - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2017-12-06 11:21

Iarc director defends process for evaluating possible carcinogens
Chemical Watch
The director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (Iarc), has defended the agency's process for determining whether substances are carcinogenic. His intervention comes in response to a critical inquiry from a US congressional committee ...

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Health Department: Contaminants found in Kauai, Kona drinking water - Hawaii News Now

Mon, 2017-12-04 17:30

Health Department: Contaminants found in Kauai, Kona drinking water
Hawaii News Now
They have been shown to have adverse health effects in humans and are considered probable human carcinogens. Meanwhile, the state also said Monday that small amounts of dalapon were found in South Kona drinking water samples. The dalapon was in the ...

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Cancer, not flames, biggest danger to firefighters - The Daily Courier

Mon, 2017-12-04 07:02

The Daily Courier

Cancer, not flames, biggest danger to firefighters
The Daily Courier
“When those chemicals burn, they put off noxious chemicals that [firefighters] are exposed to.” To prevent inhaling carcinogens at the fire scene, the crews wear self-contained breathing apparatus, called SCBA or just “air bottles.” They're effective ...

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UN agency to Congress: Drop dead - Enter Stage Right

Sun, 2017-12-03 21:14

UN agency to Congress: Drop dead
Enter Stage Right
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America's National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans. Of more than 900 chemicals it has reviewed ...

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How safe is that synthetic turf? - Albany Times Union

Sun, 2017-12-03 17:04

How safe is that synthetic turf?
Albany Times Union
With 12 known carcinogens in the waste tire infill material, these cancer numbers cannot be taken lightly. Even if people say the numbers of cancers are not any higher than in the general population — they cannot dispute the fact that the goalkeepers ...

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Firefighters battle the hidden risk of exposure to carcinogens - SouthCoastToday.com

Sun, 2017-12-03 16:07

SouthCoastToday.com

Firefighters battle the hidden risk of exposure to carcinogens
SouthCoastToday.com
For firefighters across the country, there is a growing realization that a major danger they face lies not just in the flames they battle, but in the fumes they breathe and the toxic soot they touch. “I can't think of a fire department or firefighter ...

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British sausages given cancer all-clear after warning - apart from one type of pork product - Mirror.co.uk

Sun, 2017-12-03 04:25

Mirror.co.uk

British sausages given cancer all-clear after warning - apart from one type of pork product
Mirror.co.uk
It also says there is "strong evidence" that processed meats - even in smaller quantities - increase cancer risk. One possible reason is that the compound that gives red meat its colour, haem, may damage the lining of the bowel. In addition, when meat ...

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Is underground transit bad for your health? - USC News

Fri, 2017-12-01 12:48

USC News

Is underground transit bad for your health?
USC News
When researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering set out to study the environmental benefits of public transit in L.A., they found some unexpected results: Certain SoCal public transit routes that were entirely underground exposed passengers ...

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Firefighter Heavy Metal Exposure & Cancer - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-01 06:12

Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

Firefighter Heavy Metal Exposure & Cancer
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
There has been a lot of talk about cancer in the fire service lately. After researching this subject, it is apparent that exposure to toxic heavy metals from smoke, contaminated flood waters, and a process known as toxic “hand-off” has been overlooked ...

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Industry Insights: Cancer Prevention Starts with Change - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-01 00:08

Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

Industry Insights: Cancer Prevention Starts with Change
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
A bigger part of this change is the result of more research studies being available on the effects of carcinogen exposure. With a continuous push for new product innovation, leaders like Scott Safety, now part of 3M, are not only providing the best ...

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