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The prominence of e-cigarettes is a symptom of decades of failure to tackle smoking properly - The BMJ

Thu, 2019-02-14 15:12
The prominence of e-cigarettes is a symptom of decades of failure to tackle smoking properly  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l647 (Published 14 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l647. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...

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NYC Council Considers Banning Single-Use Plasticware - Gothamist

Thu, 2019-02-14 15:00
NYC Council Considers Banning Single-Use Plasticware  Gothamist

The city may expand the scope of its Plastic Battles, potentially catching in its crosshairs disposable plastic forks, knives, and spoons—all single-use plasticware, ...

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Physicians Committee Launches Public Health Campaign to Educate Consumers on Preventing Colon Cancer - Associated Press

Thu, 2019-02-14 14:32
Physicians Committee Launches Public Health Campaign to Educate Consumers on Preventing Colon Cancer  Associated Press

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--A hard-hitting TV advertisement, “Window,” is scheduled to air beginning Feb. 13 and it will run through Feb.

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Common weed killer increases cancer risk by 41%, study says - WTVR CBS 6 News

Thu, 2019-02-14 13:56
Common weed killer increases cancer risk by 41%, study says  WTVR CBS 6 News

Glyphosate, an herbicide that remains the world's most ubiquitous weed killer, raises the cancer risk of those exposed to it by 41%, a new analysis says.

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SCWA: Extend statute of limitations for polluters - Newsday

Thu, 2019-02-14 13:12
SCWA: Extend statute of limitations for polluters  Newsday

Companies that polluted New York State's drinking water with emerging contaminants could escape liability for huge clean-up costs unless the statute of ...

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Why cancer is deadlier than fire for firefighters in BC - Surrey Now-Leader

Thu, 2019-02-14 12:45
Why cancer is deadlier than fire for firefighters in BC  Surrey Now-Leader

The silent threat that is killing firefighters and how the profession is fighting back.

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Revealing a microbial carcinogen - Science Magazine

Thu, 2019-02-14 12:43
Revealing a microbial carcinogen  Science Magazine

The microbiota in the human gastrointestinal system is predicted to produce hundreds of unique small molecules and secondary metabolites that may influence ...

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Action Needed to Protect Americans from Toxic EtO Pollution - Natural Resources Defense Council

Thu, 2019-02-14 10:16
Action Needed to Protect Americans from Toxic EtO Pollution  Natural Resources Defense Council

Ethylene oxide (EtO) is a common, highly hazardous industrial chemical linked to breast cancer and immune system cancers like non-Hodgkin lymphoma and ...

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Supervisors hear 5G concerns - Point Reyes Light

Thu, 2019-02-14 07:56
Supervisors hear 5G concerns  Point Reyes Light

Residents packed the Board of Supervisors Chamb.

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The Trump EPA's actions on formaldehyde can be summed up in one word: Corrupt - Environmental Defense Fund

Thu, 2019-02-14 04:35
The Trump EPA's actions on formaldehyde can be summed up in one word: Corrupt  Environmental Defense Fund

Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist. Today, Heidi Vogt at the Wall Street Journal reported on the systematic efforts by the Trump Administration to ...

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Fiscal Court considers adding e-cigs to smoking ordinance - Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Thu, 2019-02-14 01:17
Fiscal Court considers adding e-cigs to smoking ordinance  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Hardin Fiscal Court is considering an ordinance amendment to include e-cigarettes in the county's regulation restricting smoking in public places.

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Bad news. Eating ultra-processed food linked to earlier death - ABC News

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:56
Bad news. Eating ultra-processed food linked to earlier death  ABC News

Eating ultra-processed foods like chips, sausage rolls and biscuits has been associated with higher risk of obesity, hypertension, and cancer, but up to now ...

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Discovery of asbestos delays demolition of former Enslow Middle School - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:01
Discovery of asbestos delays demolition of former Enslow Middle School  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The Cabell County Board of Education approved an additional $200000 toward abating newly discovered asbestos spots at the former Enslow ...

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House committee wants answers on why blood pressure drugs made abroad contained carcinogens - USA TODAY

Wed, 2019-02-13 21:55
House committee wants answers on why blood pressure drugs made abroad contained carcinogens  USA TODAY

House Committee wants answers from the FDA on a series of blood pressure medication recalls.

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OKCFD Saving Money With Handmade 'Bunker Dryers' - news9.com KWTV

Wed, 2019-02-13 21:31
OKCFD Saving Money With Handmade 'Bunker Dryers'  news9.com KWTV

Oklahoma City, OK - The Oklahoma City Fire Department is rolling out a new piece of equipment that's helping to keep them dry and hopefully cancer free.

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Roundup Cancer Lawsuit May Be Tossed, Judge Says - Courthouse News Service

Wed, 2019-02-13 20:25
Roundup Cancer Lawsuit May Be Tossed, Judge Says  Courthouse News Service

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge said Wednesday he might toss a lawsuit over whether Monsanto's weed killer Roundup caused a California man's ...

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‘Mobile tower radiation can be carcinogenic’ - The Tribune

Wed, 2019-02-13 19:51
‘Mobile tower radiation can be carcinogenic’  The Tribune

Tribune News *Service* Ludhiana, February 13. Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, organised a lecture on the topic “Electromagnetic radiation from ...

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UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer - UW Today

Wed, 2019-02-13 19:00
UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer  UW Today

Exposure to glyphosate — the world's most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup — increases the risk of ...

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Study uses satellite data to pinpoint widespread oil industry “flaring” - SF State News

Wed, 2019-02-13 18:22
Study uses satellite data to pinpoint widespread oil industry “flaring”  SF State News

A new study by San Francisco State University Assistant Professor of Health Education Lara Cushing and colleagues at the University of Southern California ...

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