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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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FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds - HealthDay

Fri, 2018-09-14 10:09

HealthDay

FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds
HealthDay
NDMA is a suspected carcinogen. However, there was some reassurance earlier this week for people who had used the recalled Chinese-made product. A study involving more than 5,000 patients followed for nearly five years found those who took the ...
Second Carcinogen Found in Blood Pressure Drugs Recalled This Summer, States Health CanadaGreat Lakes Ledger
Drug Safety and Availability > FDA updates on valsartan recallsFDA

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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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Second carcinogen found in recalled blood pressure drug: Health Canada - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 2018-09-13 08:18

Globalnews.ca

Second carcinogen found in recalled blood pressure drug: Health Canada
Globalnews.ca
A second probable carcinogen has been found in blood pressure medication that was recalled this summer, according to an update from Health Canada. The drugs that contain valsartan manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, were the subject of ...

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Firefighters Put Their Lives On The Line In Fires — And At Firehouses - WBUR

Thu, 2018-09-13 03:01

WBUR

Firefighters Put Their Lives On The Line In Fires — And At Firehouses
WBUR
After all, these are firefighters' second homes — where they sleep, eat, exercise and work, often in 24-hour shifts. They could be exposed to carcinogenic pollutants such as diesel exhaust from trucks and contaminants attached to gear brought back ...

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Germany submits classification and labelling proposal for BPA - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-09-13 02:58

Germany submits classification and labelling proposal for BPA
Chemical Watch
The chemical is considered an endocrine disruptor under REACH Article 57f (equivalent level of concern to carcinogens, mutagens and reproductive toxicants). There is no specific classification for endocrine disruption under CLP, or GHS upon which the ...

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Tough methane regulations protect planet, people - Santa Fe New Mexican

Wed, 2018-09-12 21:45

Tough methane regulations protect planet, people
Santa Fe New Mexican
It's impossible to know just how much damage will be done to the land, water and air over the next few years, all in the name of deregulation, improving the business climate or creating jobs. But make no mistake, damage is being done. Just this week ...

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Firefighter group fighting cancer with specialized hoods for line of duty - KMSP-TV

Tue, 2018-09-11 17:34

KMSP-TV

Firefighter group fighting cancer with specialized hoods for line of duty
KMSP-TV
“Houses burn at 400 plus toxins and the old houses had a lot less toxins in them, so they had to manufacture hoods that could block the carcinogens that could come in and protect the firefighters' head, neck and shoulder area from just those ...

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Report: Texas criteria for polluted site cleanup 'significantly weaker' than neighboring states - EastTexasMatters.com

Tue, 2018-09-11 15:32

EastTexasMatters.com

Report: Texas criteria for polluted site cleanup 'significantly weaker' than neighboring states
EastTexasMatters.com
For example, Texas' cleanup rules say that the ground at residential properties should contain no more than 69 milligrams of the carcinogenic petrochemical benzene for every 1 kilogram of soil; Louisiana, meanwhile, only allows 3.1 milligrams of ...

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Hidden details reveal Glacier National Park's true beauty - KPVI News 6

Tue, 2018-09-11 14:12

KPVI News 6

Hidden details reveal Glacier National Park's true beauty
KPVI News 6
In some places they are used for food but may contain carcinogens. The brown clusters at the underside edges of this frond, known as sori, are sporangia that produce and contain the fern's reproductive spores. On other ferns in Glacier the sori are ...

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NKY fire departments working together to get better gear - WKRC TV Cincinnati

Mon, 2018-09-10 21:52

WKRC TV Cincinnati

NKY fire departments working together to get better gear
WKRC TV Cincinnati
At a minimum, Scheben says they need a fresh hood and gloves to stop carcinogens from being absorbed through the skin. They're also getting thicker hoods and there are containers to store contaminated gear until it can be cleaned. "It all costs money.

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