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Cancer-risk warning issued on Chinese-style salted fish - EJ Insight

Mon, 2017-11-20 23:21

EJ Insight

Cancer-risk warning issued on Chinese-style salted fish
EJ Insight
The information was published on the website of the China Food and Drug Administration, which reprinted in late October the latest list of carcinogens compiled by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) under the World Health ...

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Small, new device to vape is equivalent to pack of cigarettes - WPXI Pittsburgh

Mon, 2017-11-20 17:15

WPXI Pittsburgh

Small, new device to vape is equivalent to pack of cigarettes
WPXI Pittsburgh
But he's concerned about the carcinogens users inhale. Those include propylene glycol; in other words: antifreeze. "We don't know what that does to a fetus, we don't know what it does to a little kid being exposed," Hartman said. The Juul costs just ...

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Ohio Representative Says Firefighters Have Responsibility Dealing with Carcinogens - Firefighter Nation

Mon, 2017-11-20 09:05

Ohio Representative Says Firefighters Have Responsibility Dealing with Carcinogens
Firefighter Nation
For years, firefighters have shed their masks and other gear after flames were knocked down, not knowing they were breathing carcinogens and exposing their skin to chemicals that could lead to cancer. Today's firefighters are learning more about that risk.

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Cancer warning on salted fish - The Standard - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Sun, 2017-11-19 14:17

Cancer warning on salted fish - The Standard
Hong Kong Standard (press release)
Chinese-style salted fish continues to fall out of favor, thanks this time to a mainland food watchdog that has warned of its health risks. The China Food and Drug ...

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Report: 10M pounds of toxins in river - Times Daily

Sat, 2017-11-18 00:23

Report: 10M pounds of toxins in river
Times Daily
Tennessee Riverkeeper says the data ranks the Tennessee River Valley as the worst watershed in Alabama in terms of the largest amounts of toxic chemicals released, and the third in total carcinogens released. Over 50,000 pounds of those chemicals are ...

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Iowa Soybean Association disputes pending 'carcinogenic' glyphosate label - KMAland

Thu, 2017-11-16 07:57

KMAland

Iowa Soybean Association disputes pending 'carcinogenic' glyphosate label
KMAland
“The Iowa Soybean Association board of directors unanimously approved joining as a co-plaintiff in the legal challenge to California's Proposition 65 and the listing of glyphosate as a carcinogen. The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC ...

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Firefighters have to accept some responsibility for dealing with ... - The Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 2017-11-15 20:58

The Columbus Dispatch

Firefighters have to accept some responsibility for dealing with ...
The Columbus Dispatch
The 80 new firefighters Columbus plans to hire next year could be among the first to really understand the risk of cancer they face on the job. For the 50 city ...

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St. Louis firefighters spend day battling five-alarm fire - fox2now.com

Wed, 2017-11-15 16:37

St. Louis firefighters spend day battling five-alarm fire
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ST. LOUIS - Two St. Louis firefighters and a warehouse employee were treated for minor injuries Wednesday after a building in a south city neighborhood caught fire. The fire started around 10:30 a.m. in the basement of Park Warehouse Services, located ...

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Iowa farm groups sue California after it lists Roundup ingredient as cancer-causing chemical - DesMoinesRegister.com

Wed, 2017-11-15 15:45

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Iowa farm groups sue California after it lists Roundup ingredient as cancer-causing chemical
DesMoinesRegister.com
Monsanto Co. and nearly a dozen state and national farm groups are suing California over the state's decision to list the popular ag chemical glyphosate as a carcinogen. "The impact on farmers could be ... very detrimental," said Kirk Leeds, CEO of the ...

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High cancer rates linked to carcinogens prompt laundry room updates at Cadillac FD - Cadillac News

Fri, 2017-11-10 03:13

Cadillac News

High cancer rates linked to carcinogens prompt laundry room updates at Cadillac FD
Cadillac News
Unfortunately, outfitting a fire department with the proper tools to remove carcinogens from firefighting equipment and gear can be quite expensive. Each year, Resurrection Life Church in Cadillac chooses a cause to support by donating its holiday ...

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US committee investigates Iarc carcinogen labelling process - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2017-11-08 11:12

US committee investigates Iarc carcinogen labelling process
Chemical Watch
A US congressional committee has begun investigating how the International Agency for Research on Cancer (Iarc) determines whether substances are carcinogens. Representatives Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chair of the House Science, Space, and ...

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Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk of Breast and Other Cancers, Doctors Say - Scientific American

Wed, 2017-11-08 11:00

Scientific American

Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk of Breast and Other Cancers, Doctors Say
Scientific American
Alcohol is classified as a carcinogen by the International Agency for Cancer Research. Approximately 3.5 percent of all cancer deaths in the U.S. - about 19,500 deaths - are alcohol related, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Reduced Alcohol Intake May Prevent The Chances of Developing Cancer: StudyNDTV

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Put Denim in Your Walls and Get Healthy - TheStreet.com

Wed, 2017-11-08 07:01

TheStreet.com

Put Denim in Your Walls and Get Healthy
TheStreet.com
... senior sustainability advisor at the hospital who was recently named one of the 30 under 30 to watch in sustainable business by GreenBiz Group, walked us through and showed the super cool safe products they used to build a carcinogen-free environment.

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California lists TBBPA as carcinogen under Prop 65 - Chemical Watch

Tue, 2017-11-07 11:26

California lists TBBPA as carcinogen under Prop 65
Chemical Watch
California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has listed the flame retardant tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA), and two other chemicals, as carcinogens under Proposition 65. Oehha acted despite a protest from the American Chemistry Council ...

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Are the chemicals in tattoo inks or permanent make-up safe? - Treehugger

Tue, 2017-11-07 07:04

Treehugger

Are the chemicals in tattoo inks or permanent make-up safe?
Treehugger
None of the pigments studied in the JRC survey are known to be carcinogenic, mutagenic, or reproductive toxins (CMRs is the common acronym for these). But grounds for concern remain. Tattoos and permanent make-up (PMU) inject pigments into the ...

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MD Anderson doctor discusses surprising facts about breast cancer - Chron.com

Mon, 2017-11-06 13:58

MD Anderson doctor discusses surprising facts about breast cancer
Chron.com
It has been common knowledge for a while that ingredients in cigarettes are carcinogens, but did you know that alcohol can increase cancer risks? An occasional drink may not be harmful, but limiting alcohol intake can lower your cancer risk, according ...

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Puerto Rico and Identifying Airborne Carcinogens - WebWire (press release)

Mon, 2017-11-06 10:32

WebWire (press release)

Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Puerto Rico and Identifying Airborne Carcinogens
WebWire (press release)
Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Puerto Rico and Identifying Airborne Carcinogens. Zimmetry Environmental provides indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services to help identify known carcinogens to protect people's health. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to ...

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Lung Cancer: Risk Factors, Signs & Symptoms - myfox8.com

Mon, 2017-11-06 09:44

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Lung Cancer: Risk Factors, Signs & Symptoms
myfox8.com
Also, be sure to avoid exposure to second-hand smoke and other known carcinogens. Radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas, is the second leading cause of lung cancer in this country and is the leading cause among non-smokers. It is also important ...
Not just a smoker's disease: 5 causes that can lead to lung cancerIndia Today

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How unhealthy is the haze from Indonesia's annual peat fires? - eco-business.com

Mon, 2017-11-06 01:44

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How unhealthy is the haze from Indonesia's annual peat fires?
eco-business.com
While emissions from burning peatlands are less well-studied than other types, recent research has shown that they contain potent carcinogens and over 90 different gases, some of which are highly toxic. Among those, formaldehyde, acrolein, benzene, ...

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