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Girard firefighters fight to reduce cancer risk - Youngstown Vindicator

Fri, 2018-08-03 22:26

Girard firefighters fight to reduce cancer risk
Youngstown Vindicator
“The carcinogens are found on dirty turnout gear, inside apparatus and in the carpets and furniture of firehouses across the country. And when we go home in the morning after our shift ends, firefighters are exposing their families to these same ...

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Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows - nwitimes.com

Fri, 2018-08-03 14:09

nwitimes.com

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows
nwitimes.com
They are both rated group 1 carcinogens and research shows that we now have more cancers related to tanning beds than cancers related to tobacco. Gyms are supporting the tanning industry. To explore how pervasive these gym-tanning salons were, ...

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Smoke From California's 17 Wildfires Raises Concern of Respiratory Illness, Carcinogens - Newsweek

Thu, 2018-08-02 15:06

Newsweek

Smoke From California's 17 Wildfires Raises Concern of Respiratory Illness, Carcinogens
Newsweek
Cities and states hundreds of miles away from the major wildfires are still deluged with harmful particles and pollutants that remain in the atmosphere for weeks. The haze raises the specter of respiratory illness and airborne carcinogens. The smoke ...

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7 foods to fight cancer, heart disease and enhance health - Loma Linda University Health

Tue, 2018-07-31 11:13

Loma Linda University Health

7 foods to fight cancer, heart disease and enhance health
Loma Linda University Health
These chemicals include indole-3 carbinol, which reduces hormone-sensitive cancers; sulforaphane, which deactivate carcinogens; and fiber, which is a cancer preventive. Try these raw, in smoothies or lightly cooked with your favorite seasonings.

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Chinese company recalls tainted heart medicine from stores worldwide - WNEM Saginaw

Mon, 2018-07-30 21:38

WNEM Saginaw

Chinese company recalls tainted heart medicine from stores worldwide
WNEM Saginaw
(CNN) -- A medicine manufacturer in China is undertaking an international recall of active substances used in a commonly-used heart medicine which were found to contain traces of a dangerous carcinogen, the government announced Sunday. It is the ...

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E-cigarette users are MOST at-risk of oral cancer: Study finds most users still haven't quit tobacco - and vaping ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 2018-07-30 09:00

Daily Mail

E-cigarette users are MOST at-risk of oral cancer: Study finds most users still haven't quit tobacco - and vaping ...
Daily Mail
Some eight million American adults use e-cigarettes; The devices may help cigarette smokers quit, but their dangers are largely still unknown; Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco measured levels of carcinogens for lung, mouth and ...
E-cigarettes and tobacco product use linked to increased risk of oral cancerScience Daily

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Chinese company recalls tainted heart medicine from stores worldwide - FOX 61

Mon, 2018-07-30 03:32

FOX 61

Chinese company recalls tainted heart medicine from stores worldwide
FOX 61
A medicine manufacturer in China is undertaking an international recall of active substances used in a commonly-used heart medicine which were found to contain traces of a dangerous carcinogen, the government announced Sunday. It is the second major ...

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Study: Use of e-cigarettes and tobacco products raises oral cancer risk - CGTN (press release)

Mon, 2018-07-30 00:26

CGTN (press release)

Study: Use of e-cigarettes and tobacco products raises oral cancer risk
CGTN (press release)
The International Association for Dental Research said UCSF researchers Benjamin Chaffee and Neal Benowitz, the co-author of a paper on nicotine and carcinogen exposure from consumption of tobacco product, examined the risks of people who are ...
E-cigarettes and tobacco product use linked to increased risk of oral cancerEurekAlert (press release)
E-cigarettes too can increase risk of oral cancerhttps://medibulletin.com/ (press release)
E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancerDeccan Chronicle
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Aldehydes Dominant Carcinogen in Tobacco Smoke - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Sun, 2018-07-29 19:41

Aldehydes Dominant Carcinogen in Tobacco Smoke
Monthly Prescribing Reference
HealthDay News — Aldehydes are the major carcinogens in tobacco smoke, according to a study published online June 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mao-wen Weng, PhD, from New York University in New York City, and ...

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Cruelty-Free 'In Vitro' Breakthrough Could End Animal Testing for Carcinogenic Substances - LIVEKINDLY

Sat, 2018-07-28 09:10

LIVEKINDLY

Cruelty-Free 'In Vitro' Breakthrough Could End Animal Testing for Carcinogenic Substances
LIVEKINDLY
A breakthrough in the testing method known as “in vitro” could spell the end of animal use in carcinogen research, according to an article published on The Conversation. Carcinogens are factors that alter the DNA (genetic information) of cells ...

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EWG News Roundup (7/27): Carcinogenic TCE in Tap Water, Food Additives to Avoid and More - Environmental Working Group

Fri, 2018-07-27 12:12

Environmental Working Group

EWG News Roundup (7/27): Carcinogenic TCE in Tap Water, Food Additives to Avoid and More
Environmental Working Group
This week, EWG published a report and interactive map showing that the notorious “A Civil Action” chemical trichloroethylene, or TCE, pollutes the tap water supplies of 14 million Americans. TCE is a particularly harmful contaminant for children, with ...

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Local Pharmacies Pull Drug After Valsartan Recall - WWNY TV 7

Thu, 2018-07-26 15:05

WWNY TV 7

Local Pharmacies Pull Drug After Valsartan Recall
WWNY TV 7
"During manufacturing, there was a trace amount of an impurity that is a carcinogen. Carcinogens can cause cancer in humans," said Patricia Signor, owner and supervising pharmacist of Bolton's Pharmacy in Watertown. Signor says when the recall came in, ...

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Carcinogens- A Threat To Life - Reports Healthcare

Thu, 2018-07-26 02:55

Reports Healthcare

Carcinogens- A Threat To Life
Reports Healthcare
Cancer-causing agent, carcinogens as a term, can allude to any substance, type of radiation, or radionuclide that is directly responsible to include in the advancement of tumor or in the expansion of the development of cancer. The capacity of anything ...

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Breakthrough could end animal testing in carcinogen research - Times of Malta

Tue, 2018-07-24 09:31

Times of Malta

Breakthrough could end animal testing in carcinogen research
Times of Malta
Most carcinogens induce cancer by causing damage to cell DNA (known as genotoxicity). This damage leads to DNA mutations that alter the structure and function of the key genes in our bodies which are responsible for controlling cell growth. Mutated ...

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Breakthrough could end animal testing in carcinogen research - The Conversation UK

Mon, 2018-07-23 04:16

The Conversation UK

Breakthrough could end animal testing in carcinogen research
The Conversation UK
Most carcinogens induce cancer by causing damage to cell DNA (known as genotoxicity). This damage leads to DNA mutations that alter the structure and function of the key genes in our bodies which are responsible for controlling cell growth. Mutated ...

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US EPA says Franklin testing results concerning; working to conduct more testing - WTHR

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:28

US EPA says Franklin testing results concerning; working to conduct more testing
WTHR
13 Investigates broke the story Monday about vapors from known carcinogens seeping into homes near the Amphenol/Franklin Power Products site. For days, the outcry for testing has hit a fevered pitch. A petition urging the EPA to conduct more testing ...

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Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows - Plainview Daily Herald

Wed, 2018-07-18 10:01

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows
Plainview Daily Herald
They are both rated group 1 carcinogens and research shows that we now have more cancers related to tanning beds than cancers related to tobacco. Gyms are supporting the tanning industry. To explore how pervasive these gym-tanning salons were, ...

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3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears - TIME

Tue, 2018-07-17 06:09

TIME

3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears
TIME
These products — with the active ingredient valsartan, a generic drug used to treat high blood pressure — may contain N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a possible human carcinogen. The FDA asked three companies, Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco ...
FDA recalls heart and blood pressure medicines due to cancer-causing substanceWTVD-TV
Common Blood Pressure Medications Containing Valsartan Recalled Over 'Impurity' ConcernsSELF
FDA Recalls Common Blood Pressure Medicine Due To Cancer ConcernsCBS Baltimore
WRAL.com -FDA.gov -EPA -MedlinePlus
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Vapors from known carcinogens detected after environmental testing in Franklin - WTHR

Tue, 2018-07-17 01:25

Vapors from known carcinogens detected after environmental testing in Franklin
WTHR
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) — The results are in for 14 Johnson County families who agreed to vapor and soil testing in and around their homes, three weeks ago. A team of environmentalists from the Edison Wetlands Association confirms to 13 ...

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A Common Blood Pressure Drug Has Been Recalled Because It's Contaminated With a Carcinogen - ScienceAlert

Mon, 2018-07-16 19:47

The Columbus Dispatch

A Common Blood Pressure Drug Has Been Recalled Because It's Contaminated With a Carcinogen
ScienceAlert
To be clear, not all products containing valsartan are being recalled, just the ones that were found to contain N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which is classified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a probable human carcinogen.
Is Valsartan Safe? FDA Recalls Heart Drug Over Cancer ConcernsNewsweek
FDA recalls some drugs containing valsartan over carcinogenic impurityThe Columbus Dispatch
Recalls issued after carcinogen found in blood pressure, heart failure drugsSyracuse.com
WLS-TV -FDA.gov -MedlinePlus -CNN
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