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Valley Firefighter Wins Fight for Worker's Comp - KRGV

Tue, 2018-10-09 17:48

KRGV

Valley Firefighter Wins Fight for Worker's Comp
KRGV
In that time, he was exposed to heat, smoke and carcinogens. The city's insurance company, Texas Municipal League, argued that Salinas didn't develop cancer on the job; a judge ruled otherwise. “This is a great victory not only for me but for all ...

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FDA Removes Clearance for 7 Synthetic Flavoring Substances - The National Law Review

Tue, 2018-10-09 12:24

FDA Removes Clearance for 7 Synthetic Flavoring Substances
The National Law Review
The FAP, which the NGOs submitted to FDA, requested that FDA remove the clearances for these seven synthetically derived substances in 21 C.F.R. 172.515 (“Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants”) because the substance are carcinogens and ...

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Path to Recovery: The Latest From a Leader in Breast Cancer Research Funding - Inside Philanthropy

Tue, 2018-10-09 12:04

Inside Philanthropy

Path to Recovery: The Latest From a Leader in Breast Cancer Research Funding
Inside Philanthropy
... 2012 for a politically disastrous decision to cut off support for Planned Parenthood, and again in 2014, for a politically disastrous decision to accept a donation from a company that makes drill bits used in oil fracking, a process that uses known ...
Caledon professional firefighters turn out in pink this October for breast cancer awarenessCaledon Enterprise

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A Lawsuit Says LaCroix Can't Be '100% Natural' Due to Naturally Occurring Chemicals - Reason (blog)

Tue, 2018-10-09 08:58

Reason (blog)

A Lawsuit Says LaCroix Can't Be '100% Natural' Due to Naturally Occurring Chemicals
Reason (blog)
As for the supposed side effects, evidence of limonene's carcinogenic effects are noted as "inadequate." Similarly, linalool's use as an insectide is not proof of toxicity towards humans. (The article compares this to the fact that we continue to ...

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California considers change to calculating Prop 65 reprotox exposures - Chemical Watch

Tue, 2018-10-09 08:27

California considers change to calculating Prop 65 reprotox exposures
Chemical Watch
Under the law, businesses are required to provide a warning to consumers who may be exposed to chemicals included on the state's list of some 900 carcinogens or reproductive toxicants above 'safe harbour' threshold levels. The proposed changes address ...

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Firefighters face increased risk of cancer - WATE 6 On Your Side

Mon, 2018-10-08 16:21

WATE 6 On Your Side

Firefighters face increased risk of cancer
WATE 6 On Your Side
Faddis says his department is looking into creating their own reports where they'll log information like fire and chemical spills they worked on, materials that were burning, possible carcinogens they were exposed to, and how long they were out in full ...

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BWC Awards Another Grant for Keeping Carcinogens off Firefighters - WorkCompCentral

Mon, 2018-10-08 13:29

WorkCompCentral

BWC Awards Another Grant for Keeping Carcinogens off Firefighters
WorkCompCentral
The grant will be used to purchase a washer-extractor for gear, washable firefighting gloves, and hoods with barrier protection to block carcinogenic particles, according to a local news report. Ohio passed a cancer presumption law in 2017, and the ...

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7 Artificial Flavors Linked to Cancer Banned By FDA - Organic Authority

Mon, 2018-10-08 10:48

Organic Authority

7 Artificial Flavors Linked to Cancer Banned By FDA
Organic Authority
The FDA has banned seven carcinogenic food additives following a 2015 petition brought by a number of health, consumer, and environmental groups. The additives, which are usually identified only as “artificial flavors” on packaging, are used to lend ...

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Health Matters: Your Diet and Breast Cancer - NBC2 News

Mon, 2018-10-08 06:48

NBC2 News

Health Matters: Your Diet and Breast Cancer
NBC2 News
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime—of that number, studies show 85 percent of women don't have a family history. “We know that physical activity makes a difference and we know that breastfeeding makes a ...

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Milbank: Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal, says the Trump administration. - The Register-Guard

Mon, 2018-10-08 01:58

Milbank: Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal, says the Trump administration.
The Register-Guard
The administration, in a news release and in testimony, is relying on University of Massachusetts at Amherst toxicologist Edward Calabrese and others who “argue that smaller exposures of cell-damaging radiation and other carcinogens can serve as ...

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Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at WHO Tobacco Talks - New York Times

Sun, 2018-10-07 11:55

New York Times

Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at WHO Tobacco Talks
New York Times
Among the devices being grappled with are e-cigarettes, through which users inhale flavored nicotine vapor; so-called heat-not-burn devices, which warm tobacco sticks but do not release carcinogens by igniting them; and new electronic products like ...

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Supari products stay popular despite health concerns - Times of India

Sat, 2018-10-06 12:12

Supari products stay popular despite health concerns
Times of India
Popular brands of pan masala and flavoured mouth fresheners contain areca nut (supari), which has been confirmed as carcinogenic by the Union health ministry. Even the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of World Health Organisation, had ...

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DANA MILBANK: Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal - Stillwater News Press

Sat, 2018-10-06 11:37

DANA MILBANK: Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal
Stillwater News Press
The administration, in a news release and in testimony, is relying on University of Massachusetts at Amherst toxicologist Edward Calabrese and others who “argue that smaller exposures of cell-damaging radiation and other carcinogens can serve as ...

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Milbank: All aglow over plans to roll back limits on radiation - The Columbian

Sat, 2018-10-06 07:15

The Columbian

Milbank: All aglow over plans to roll back limits on radiation
The Columbian
The administration, in a news release and in testimony, is relying on University of Massachusetts at Amherst toxicologist Edward Calabrese and others who “argue that smaller exposures of cell-damaging radiation and other carcinogens can serve as ...

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Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal, says the Trump administration - Quad City Times

Fri, 2018-10-05 12:34

Quad City Times

Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal, says the Trump administration
Quad City Times
The administration, in a news release and in testimony, is relying on University of Massachusetts at Amherst toxicologist Edward Calabrese and others who "argue that smaller exposures of cell-damaging radiation and other carcinogens can serve as ...

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FDA Removes 7 Carcinogenic Flavorings from Approved Food Additives List - CSPI Newsroom

Fri, 2018-10-05 11:50

CSPI Newsroom

FDA Removes 7 Carcinogenic Flavorings from Approved Food Additives List
CSPI Newsroom
Americans deserve food free from synthetic additives known to be carcinogens. The decision today by the Food and Drug Administration to remove seven such carcinogenic synthetic flavorings, variously used in drinks, candy, ice cream, and other foods ...

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Husky settlement pays for gear damaged in refinery fire - Superior Telegram

Fri, 2018-10-05 06:47

Husky settlement pays for gear damaged in refinery fire
Superior Telegram
The Superior Fire Department is taking one thing off the list of worries that comes with the job. "Every time we go into a fire, there are carcinogens we are exposed to," Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger said. He said under normal circumstances, the ...

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Milbank: We're not getting enough radiation, chemicals - The Daily Herald

Fri, 2018-10-05 03:20

Milbank: We're not getting enough radiation, chemicals
The Daily Herald
The administration, in a news release and in testimony, is relying on University of Massachusetts at Amherst toxicologist Edward Calabrese and others who “argue that smaller exposures of cell-damaging radiation and other carcinogens can serve as ...

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Cancer concerns heighten safety precautions at Lehigh Fire Department - Wink News

Thu, 2018-10-04 16:08

Wink News

Cancer concerns heighten safety precautions at Lehigh Fire Department
Wink News
“They basically said you know, this type of cancer you can only get from number one smoking or exposures to commercials carcinogens,” said Dilallo. Breathing in carcinogens and harmful toxins from fires, clinging to equipment gear, advocates say it's ...
Firefighters train with cancer-fighting decontamination kitsFox 4

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Roswell seeks fire grant, OKs donation of old gear - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Thu, 2018-10-04 09:03

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Roswell seeks fire grant, OKs donation of old gear
Atlanta Journal Constitution
... city's Cancer Prevention Program, according to a staff report to the council. Turnout coats and pants become impregnated with carcinogens when firefighters are in burning buildings, requiring the gear to be thoroughly decontaminated and rinsed ...

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