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Recalled Blood-Pressure Pill Shows No Short-Term Risk of Cancer - ThirdAge

Sun, 2018-09-23 23:20

ThirdAge

Recalled Blood-Pressure Pill Shows No Short-Term Risk of Cancer
ThirdAge
Products containing the blood pressure drug valsartan, withdrawn from the U.S. and European markets because some lots were tainted with possible carcinogens, are not associated with a markedly increased short term risk of cancer, according to an ...

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EU-OSHA joins the fight against occupational cancer at Austrian EU Presidency conference - EU News

Sun, 2018-09-23 20:05

EU-OSHA joins the fight against occupational cancer at Austrian EU Presidency conference
EU News
At the conference EU-OSHA presents the 2018-19 Healthy Workplaces Campaign and chairs a session that looks at good practice, policy and awareness raising initiatives such as the EU Roadmap on Carcinogens. This action scheme informs about the risks ...

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Santa Barbara School District First In US To Axe Processed Meat - Plant Based News

Sat, 2018-09-22 19:29

Plant Based News

Santa Barbara School District First In US To Axe Processed Meat
Plant Based News
The change - which became official earlier this month - was motivated by health and the scientific correlation between processed meats and cancer. With the new policy, foods such as hot dogs, pepperoni, and bacon - all classed as carcinogens by the ...

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What Is Coal Ash and Why Is It Dangerous? - New York Times

Fri, 2018-09-21 18:51

New York Times

What Is Coal Ash and Why Is It Dangerous?
New York Times
The phrase “coal ash” made headlines this week after a dam on a lake at the site of a power plant in Wilmington, N.C., was breached, allowing the hazardous ash into a river that supplies drinking water to much of the southeastern part of the state. The ...

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Prevention, education may be key in winning war against cancer - Beatrice Daily Sun

Fri, 2018-09-21 16:54

Beatrice Daily Sun

Prevention, education may be key in winning war against cancer
Beatrice Daily Sun
“My father had the idea that if nature came up with carcinogens, nature had also come up with anti-carcinogens. He discovered two of them: the bark of a tree from the Amazon rainforest and an extract from a bush in West Africa. Research confirmed their ...

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Edenton: Carcinogen level in drinking water violates state law - The Daily Advance

Thu, 2018-09-20 22:05

Edenton: Carcinogen level in drinking water violates state law
The Daily Advance
Two THMs — chloroform and dibromochloromethane — are carcinogens; and another THM, bromodi-chloromethane, has been identified as a mutagen, which alters DNA. Mutagens are considered to affect the genetics of future generations in addition to ...

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J&J Can't Escape Calif. Talc Warning Label Suit - Law360

Thu, 2018-09-20 18:23

J&J Can't Escape Calif. Talc Warning Label Suit
Law360
They allege that Johnson's Baby Powder and J&J's Shower to Shower, a scented talc product, contain asbestos, a known carcinogen, and thus violate Prop 65's warning label requirements as well as deceiving customers who were promised a pure, safe ...

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French Assembly votes to ban plastic FCMs in school canteens - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-09-20 10:29

French Assembly votes to ban plastic FCMs in school canteens
Chemical Watch
The French National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, has voted to ban the use of plastic food contact materials (FCMs) used by catering services at schools serving communities greater than 2,000 inhabitants, from 1 January 2025. And, if the ...

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Invisible Swarms of Particles Envelop Us All. Come Have a Look - WIRED

Thu, 2018-09-20 09:00

WIRED

Invisible Swarms of Particles Envelop Us All. Come Have a Look
WIRED
In its filters it traps all manner of miniscule matter: bacteria and viruses; fungi and pollen; insecticides and carcinogens. Liquid or solid, organic or inorganic, if a particle riding the wind wafts by the exposometer's intake valve, it becomes ...
We are bombarded by thousands of diverse species and chemicalsStanford Medical Center Report
Scientists Peer Inside the Disgusting Cloud of Living Things That Surrounds You DailyGizmodo
We All Carry a Personal Cloud of Germs, ChemicalsU.S. News & World Report

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Area Fire Departments Get Grants - Valley News

Wed, 2018-09-19 22:31

Area Fire Departments Get Grants
Valley News
White River Junction — The Hartford and Windsor fire departments soon will install new exhaust systems inside their stations that are designed to remove vehicular fumes that are proven carcinogens. The Hartford fire station currently has an exhaust ...

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How bad is smoking pot for my lungs? - CityNews

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:32

CityNews

How bad is smoking pot for my lungs?
CityNews
Any type of smoke, whether it's cigarette, cannabis or campfire smoke, is bad for your lungs. Combustion, or burning, releases toxins and possible carcinogens, according to the American Lung Association. These are harmful to your lungs regardless of ...
Smoking Pot Is As Bad As Smoking Tobacco For Your LungsHealth Thoroughfare

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Manufacturer wants to keep discharging contaminated water into Thornapple River - MLive.com

Wed, 2018-09-19 06:34

MLive.com

Manufacturer wants to keep discharging contaminated water into Thornapple River
MLive.com
MIDDLEVILLE, MI -- Groundwater contaminated with known carcinogenic chemicals is discharging into the Thornapple River and the responsible company is asking state regulators to let dilution solve the problem. Bradford White Corporation, a water-heater ...

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OUR VIEW: Public patience will be key to harbor development - Utica Observer Dispatch

Wed, 2018-09-19 01:05

Utica Observer Dispatch

OUR VIEW: Public patience will be key to harbor development
Utica Observer Dispatch
The harbor and surrounding area also became a dumping ground for tons of toxins like benzene, cyanide, coal tar, lead, mercury and other suspected carcinogens. Ou of sight, out of mind. Until 1982. That's when then-Utica Councilman Howard Welch ...

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Strasburg Fire Dept. receives federal grant - WHAG - www.localdvm.com

Tue, 2018-09-18 16:12

WHAG - www.localdvm.com

Strasburg Fire Dept. receives federal grant
WHAG - www.localdvm.com
Firefighter George Rathore said the carcinogens in the fumes have been linked to cancer. "You may have the cleanest gear out there, but if you're not protecting the air that your gear is in, then you're definitely exposing yourself to the cancer ...

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Sarnia firefighter remembered - The London Free Press

Tue, 2018-09-18 15:47

Sarnia firefighter remembered
The London Free Press
Being a firefighter, you come to terms with the fact that people have died doing the job you're doing, says Ken Dwinnel. “It's the personal aspect that's tougher,” said the president of the Sarnia Professional Firefighters Association. “The guys that ...

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Our View: Time to deal with e-cig epidemic - Joplin Globe

Tue, 2018-09-18 12:52

Joplin Globe

Our View: Time to deal with e-cig epidemic
Joplin Globe
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned that teenage use of e-cigarettes has become epidemic, which means that while we're getting rid of the carcinogens that come with traditional tobacco smoking, we've opened the door to a new ...
Almost One in 11 US Tweens and Teens Vape CannabisPsych Congress Network
FDA launches e-cig awareness campaign to combat surge in teen useWashington Times
Concerns loom over the effects of vaping on kids: studyGlobalnews.ca

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A newbie's guide to consuming marijuana (once it's legal) - CityNews Toronto

Tue, 2018-09-18 09:46

CityNews Toronto

A newbie's guide to consuming marijuana (once it's legal)
CityNews Toronto
She says tar and carcinogens tend to stick to the water, meaning less enters your lungs. Hand held vaporizers are becoming a more popular way to use cannabis. They essentially heat the weed to a temperature that is warm enough to vaporize the bud, but ...

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Fix error: Ban indoor smoking - Scranton Times-Tribune

Fri, 2018-09-14 02:03

Scranton Times-Tribune

Fix error: Ban indoor smoking
Scranton Times-Tribune
Statewide, state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of ...

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Minden deserves relocation and massive cleanup - Beckley Register-Herald

Thu, 2018-09-13 21:18

Minden deserves relocation and massive cleanup
Beckley Register-Herald
While politicians have been jumping on the Minden bandwagon of late – it is an election year, after all – PCBs, a known carcinogen, have been showing up in one EPA test after another since 1982. Minden residents can tell you, by name and address, what ...

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