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AI Beats Radiologists in Detecting Lung Cancer, Study Finds - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Wed, 2019-05-22 14:42
AI Beats Radiologists in Detecting Lung Cancer, Study Finds  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Researchers recently conducted a study in which they trained an artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning tool to detect lung cancer tumors in computed ...

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Hampton firefighters first in region to get gear with added protection against carcinogens - WTKR News 3

Wed, 2019-05-22 14:34
Hampton firefighters first in region to get gear with added protection against carcinogens  WTKR News 3

The new clothing is specifically designed to reduce exposure of potentially dangerous particulates that can cause cancer.

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US cosmetics "full of" ingredients banned in Europe - Boing Boing

Wed, 2019-05-22 13:28
US cosmetics "full of" ingredients banned in Europe  Boing Boing

There's a long list of chemicals you can't put in cosmetics in Europe that are found widely on American store shelves—often from the same companies.

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Discriminatory housing practices linked to higher pollution and asthma rates, new report finds - ThinkProgress

Wed, 2019-05-22 12:59
Discriminatory housing practices linked to higher pollution and asthma rates, new report finds  ThinkProgress

Communities subjected to discriminatory lending and mortgage practices decades ago now have higher rates of asthma, according to new research out ...

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Toxic Avenger: Did EPA Appointee Do Industry Employer's Bidding? - Project On Government Oversight

Wed, 2019-05-22 10:54
Toxic Avenger: Did EPA Appointee Do Industry Employer's Bidding?  Project On Government Oversight

David Dunlap was Koch Industries' policy chief. Six months ago, he became a top official at EPA's science office. Two months after that, he helped quash a ...

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Johnson & Johnson loses $25M talc verdict - Minnesota Lawyer

Wed, 2019-05-22 10:51
Johnson & Johnson loses $25M talc verdict  Minnesota Lawyer

The New York jury verdict for plaintiff Donna Olson and her husband includes only compensatory damages. The jury will return next week to consider possible ...

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Rensselaer Ecologist Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Wed, 2019-05-22 10:34
Rensselaer Ecologist Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Steve Jane, a graduate student in biological sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program ...

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Holy Smoke! Health Care Employers Must Abate Surgical Smoke Hazards in the Operating Room - Lexology

Wed, 2019-05-22 10:02
Holy Smoke! Health Care Employers Must Abate Surgical Smoke Hazards in the Operating Room  Lexology

Seyfarth Synopsis: Smoke produced during surgical procedures is carcinogenic and can carry pathogens. Employers who fail to abate surgical smoke hazards ...

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Costly cancer lawsuits may spur search to replace world's most common weed killer - Science Magazine

Wed, 2019-05-22 09:37
Costly cancer lawsuits may spur search to replace world's most common weed killer  Science Magazine

"Total fear and shock." That's how Andrew Kniss, a weed scientist at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, describes the reaction of farmers to recent courtroom ...

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6 Reasons Impossible Burger's CEO Is Wrong About GMO Soy - EcoWatch

Wed, 2019-05-22 09:35
6 Reasons Impossible Burger's CEO Is Wrong About GMO Soy  EcoWatch

Throughout the U.S., major food brands are trying to get rid of GMO ingredients—not necessarily for the right reasons, but because nearly half of consumers say ...

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Officials Warn Of Debris, Disease After Flooding - news9.com KWTV

Wed, 2019-05-22 09:03
Officials Warn Of Debris, Disease After Flooding  news9.com KWTV

As forecasters predict more flooding in the coming days, campgrounds and lakes across the state of Oklahoma have begun to close as fears of dangerous debris ...

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EU seeks delegated act for titanium dioxide classification proposal - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2019-05-22 08:39
EU seeks delegated act for titanium dioxide classification proposal  Chemical Watch

The European Commission has changed tack in its attempt to classify titanium dioxide as a carcinogen and will now try to push through the CLP proposal in the ...

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Milwaukee-area food toxicologist says she's 'confident in the food we have in our world' - WTMJ-TV

Wed, 2019-05-22 06:15
Milwaukee-area food toxicologist says she's 'confident in the food we have in our world'  WTMJ-TV

Food additives are used to enhance flavor, color and texture, plus, extend a product's shelf life.

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Thyroid cancer survival higher for US city residents - Healio

Wed, 2019-05-22 05:34
Thyroid cancer survival higher for US city residents  Healio

More cases of thyroid cancer are found among those living in urban areas in the U.S., but this population also has a higher rate of survival compared with those ...

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Health Concerns May Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G Mobile Networks, Analyst Warns - Fortune

Wed, 2019-05-22 05:30
Health Concerns May Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G Mobile Networks, Analyst Warns  Fortune

As the wireless industry races to install thousands of new cellular sites to create super-fast 5G networks, questions about the impact of the new technology on ...

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FIrefighter Adam Cosner is one of Fast Company's Most Creative People - Fast Company

Wed, 2019-05-22 05:00
FIrefighter Adam Cosner is one of Fast Company's Most Creative People  Fast Company

Fast internet *service* is about more than just streaming Netflix shows. Firefighters need it to track rapidly changing conditions and communicate across rugged ...

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Lung Cancer: You Must Know The Early Signs And Symptoms, Top Risk Factors To Catch It Early - NDTV News

Wed, 2019-05-22 01:14
Lung Cancer: You Must Know The Early Signs And Symptoms, Top Risk Factors To Catch It Early  NDTV News

Lung cancer is quite common in India. It is caused by uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs. These cells can interfere with the lung's ...

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Why the Guardian is launching a major reader-funded project on the toxicity of modern life - The Guardian

Wed, 2019-05-22 00:00
Why the Guardian is launching a major reader-funded project on the toxicity of modern life  The Guardian

From pesticides in our produce to toxic dyes in cosmetics, the Guardian is launching an ambitious series to explore the health risks Americans can face from ...

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Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation - The Guardian

Wed, 2019-05-22 00:00
Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation  The Guardian

Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say.

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Houston council seeks grant to help remove toxic exhaust from 30 fire stations - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 2019-05-21 23:00
Houston council seeks grant to help remove toxic exhaust from 30 fire stations  Houston Chronicle

The council gave the fire department the green light to apply for a $2.7 million federal grant that would allow the city to funnel toxic exhaust out of additional fire ...

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