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We should all give thanks for how we are made - Maryville Daily Times

Sun, 2018-11-18 23:07

We should all give thanks for how we are made
Maryville Daily Times
... we Americans throw down a five-pound bag of sugar every couple of weeks, spend too much time on the couch, take in way too many calories and too few nutrients, and some of us top this off by daily sucking in smoke containing a few dozen carcinogens.

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Fillmore students take stand on Great American Smokeout - Wellsville Daily Reporter

Sun, 2018-11-18 21:17

Wellsville Daily Reporter

Fillmore students take stand on Great American Smokeout
Wellsville Daily Reporter
The mural also showed a face with a cloud of vape that included known carcinogens. E-cigarette use among teens is on the rise, creating an emerging public health concern. Since New York State health officials began tracking e-cigarette use in 2014, use ...

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Hoods for Heroes provides life saving device to firefighters - WJXT News4JAX

Sat, 2018-11-17 16:24

WJXT News4JAX

Hoods for Heroes provides life saving device to firefighters
WJXT News4JAX
"We now know there's a very high risk of carcinogens exposure, and long-term cancers potentially from the firefighting risk. So, these hoods are going to be our tool in the process of protecting our firefighters," Clay County Fire Chief Lorin Mock said ...

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The Dangerous Health Risks That Could Follow the California Wildfires - SELF

Fri, 2018-11-16 15:24

SELF

The Dangerous Health Risks That Could Follow the California Wildfires
SELF
When houses and structures begin to burn, as is happening in California right now, the materials inside—cleaning supplies, plastic furniture and appliances, diesel tanks—can produce toxic gases and carcinogens. There is also the potential for ...

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Lung Cancer: It's not just a 'smoker's disease' - Winchester Sun

Fri, 2018-11-16 13:44

Winchester Sun

Lung Cancer: It's not just a 'smoker's disease'
Winchester Sun
Risk factors that can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked include exposure to radon gas, secondhand smoke, carcinogens like asbestos and diesel exhaust, air pollution and also certain gene mutations. Signs of the disease can vary from ...

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DoE: Contaminated wetlands pose little risk to humans - Cayman Compass

Fri, 2018-11-16 02:31

DoE: Contaminated wetlands pose little risk to humans
Cayman Compass
Though waste dumped by the National Roads Authority into the wetlands tested positive for carcinogens, it is very unlikely that humans are at risk from the contamination, according to the Department of Environment. “The concentration [of carcinogens ...

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Nicotine nazism will kill kids, not save them - Greenville Daily Reflector

Thu, 2018-11-15 23:28

Greenville Daily Reflector

Nicotine nazism will kill kids, not save them
Greenville Daily Reflector
First, let's talk about "vaping." The jury is still out on long-term health effects of "e-cigarettes" — electronic devices that deliver a hit of nicotine in water vapor, without all the carcinogens found in burning tobacco — but pretty much everyone ...
FDA plans on cracking down on flavored nicotine products to fight youth vaping epidemicWEAR
E-Cigarette Health Risks: What We Know, What We Don'tKQED
EDITORIAL: Take air out of vaping's rise in popularityDaily Record
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We still don't know if 3-D printers pose a health risk—but I'm taking no chances - MIT Technology Review

Thu, 2018-11-15 13:03

MIT Technology Review

We still don't know if 3-D printers pose a health risk—but I'm taking no chances
MIT Technology Review
The news: A two-year study found the printers release ultrafine particles that can get deep into users' lungs, along with some irritants and carcinogens. But the researchers say much still needs to be investigated to understand how it might affect the ...

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Smoke Is a Big Health Risk as California Wildfires Rage On - Environmental Working Group

Thu, 2018-11-15 11:56

Environmental Working Group

Smoke Is a Big Health Risk as California Wildfires Rage On
Environmental Working Group
Hazardous chemicals that may be present in building structures or products – such as asbestos insulation, vinyl materials, plastics, electronics casings and flame retardants – are released into the air as these things burn, creating airborne carcinogens.

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Iarc finds nitrobenzenes 'possibly carcinogenic' - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-11-15 06:33

Iarc finds nitrobenzenes 'possibly carcinogenic'
Chemical Watch
Eight substances, comprising "some nitrobenzenes and other industrial chemicals", are "possibly carcinogenic to humans", according to a working group of experts at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (Iarc). Importantly, these 'Group 2B' ...

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EU Commission eyes GHS classification for EDCs - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-11-15 04:34

EU Commission eyes GHS classification for EDCs
Chemical Watch
In a recent communication outlining its new strategy for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), the Commission said GHS classification would bring "a global solution" to the identification of the chemicals similar to other hazard classes such as ...

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If it's so bad, why keep smoking? - The Intelligencer

Thu, 2018-11-15 04:18

If it's so bad, why keep smoking?
The Intelligencer
Similarly, e-cigarettes and vaping products also contain known carcinogens. Why do we keep smoking? Tobacco has been found to be as addicting as opiates, amphetamines and cocaine, so kicking the smoking habit is not unlike kicking any other drug habit ...

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California Limits New Prop 65 Listing to Soluble Nickel Compounds - Lexology

Thu, 2018-11-15 04:08

Lexology

California Limits New Prop 65 Listing to Soluble Nickel Compounds
Lexology
While metallic nickel and other nickel compounds currently are listed as carcinogens under Proposition 65, the regulations exclude nickel exposures via the route of ingestion. OEHHA also has stated that the carcinogen listing for nickel does not ...

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The wildfire in Malibu has hit a former nuclear research site, and some activists are worried about radiation in the ... - Business Insider

Wed, 2018-11-14 13:13

Business Insider

The wildfire in Malibu has hit a former nuclear research site, and some activists are worried about radiation in the ...
Business Insider
The research site had a partial nuclear meltdown in 1959 that contaminated the soil and groundwater with radioactive particles and carcinogens. State and federal officials do not believe toxic chemicals were released into the air as a result of the ...
Woolsey fire update: How did it start? Perimeter map and containment LATESTExpress.co.uk

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Blood Pressure Medicine Losartan Recalled Due To Possible Cancer Risk - Medical Daily

Wed, 2018-11-14 03:00

CBS Denver

Blood Pressure Medicine Losartan Recalled Due To Possible Cancer Risk
Medical Daily
As we know, exposure to carcinogens can directly or indirectly trigger changes in the body that lead to cancer. But the company noted that there have been no instances of adverse reactions related to the drug as far as they know. "To date, Sandoz Inc ...
Sandoz recalls losartan products that contain impurityFiercePharma

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China tech factory conditions fuel suicides - Khaleej Times

Wed, 2018-11-14 03:00

Khaleej Times

China tech factory conditions fuel suicides
Khaleej Times
Workers in many Chinese factories toil for more than 80 hours a week for low salaries, going hours without breaks and are sometimes exposed to carcinogens, Electronics Watch said. Floor supervisors are also often abusive to employees who have to race ...

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Carcinogens, fertilisers, antibiotics contaminate milk: FSSAI survey - Hindustan Times

Tue, 2018-11-13 20:39

Hindustan Times

Carcinogens, fertilisers, antibiotics contaminate milk: FSSAI survey
Hindustan Times
India's food safety body says most milk (90%) sold in the country is safe to drink, based on the findings of a survey conducted this year which belied the conclusions of a 2011 study. Milk contaminated with antibiotics, cancer-causing aflatoxin M1, and ...

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Cause of Woolsey fire remains under investigation - Press-Enterprise

Tue, 2018-11-13 16:45

Press-Enterprise

Cause of Woolsey fire remains under investigation
Press-Enterprise
Officials are still investigating Tuesday, Nov. 13, what caused the Woolsey fire, including looking into a signal that something went wrong at a Southern California Edison substation near the fire's ignition point. The utility reported the relay of the ...

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Philly firefighter speaks out about court decision that could help his comrades - KYW Newsradio 1060 (blog)

Tue, 2018-11-13 03:06

KYW Newsradio 1060 (blog)

Philly firefighter speaks out about court decision that could help his comrades
KYW Newsradio 1060 (blog)
Yet the City of Philadelphia is known to deny claims for firefighters citing causation. But the law changed. In October, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held firefighters need only prove they were exposed common carcinogens on the job for at least four ...

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