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People can control some causes of cancer - Enid News & Eagle

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Enid News & Eagle

People can control some causes of cancer
Enid News & Eagle
As the resulting products burn, the smoke they produce is made up of thousands of chemicals, at least 70 of which are carcinogens. Some smokers may not give the smoke coming from their cigarettes much thought, but that smoke contains chemicals such as ...

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Organic makeup, skin care products offer possible benefits - Idaho State Journal

Sat, 2017-09-23 12:43

Organic makeup, skin care products offer possible benefits
Idaho State Journal
Many of the products used are well-known carcinogens (cancer causers), yet we still readily apply them every day. As this short article is not the place to list the most common ones to watch for, I would suggest the following. Look at the lists of ...

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Dozens of RAF workers 'suffering life threatening illness and terminal cancers after being exposed to deadly ... - The Sun

Sat, 2017-09-23 09:10

The Sun

Dozens of RAF workers 'suffering life threatening illness and terminal cancers after being exposed to deadly ...
The Sun
He claims that he and his team were exposed to carcinogenic chemicals daily for nearly three years in poorly ventilated work bays with little or no protective clothing. Now up to 50 of his fellow former specialist engineers are suffering from similar ...

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POLLUTION PROBLEM - Mountain News

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:34

POLLUTION PROBLEM
Mountain News
What we'll breathe and drink — “the carcinogenic soup” of microscopic particulates: Heavy metals (Vanadium), aerosols, benzene, hydrocarbons, formaldehyde, nitrogen oxides — all found in larger than normal quantities when throttling down jet engines ...

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8 everyday products that could be harming you - South China Morning Post

Fri, 2017-09-22 02:16

8 everyday products that could be harming you
South China Morning Post
“It is not a Group 1 toxin, which is considered to be very severe carcinogens ... but of course, it would be best not to have any carcinogens in the oils,” professor Terence Lau Lok-ting, convenor of Polytechnic University's food safety consortium, said.

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Reducing firefighters' cancer risk - WDBJ7

Thu, 2017-09-21 18:34

Reducing firefighters' cancer risk
WDBJ7
And so they want to wear their self-contained breathing apparattus, their SCBA, all throughout fire suppression and afterwards and overhaul, And they want to remove the soot on their skin as quickly as they can so the carcinogens are not absorbed ...

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Cancer warning: Do YOU know these three unlikely risk factors? - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2017-09-21 13:45

Express.co.uk

Cancer warning: Do YOU know these three unlikely risk factors?
Express.co.uk
It is thought that repairing or making shoes could put people at any increased risk of nasal cancer and leukaemia. This is because of exposure to suspected carcinogens such as leather dust, benzene and other solvents. However risk varies depending on ...

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What's News Today: September 21, 2017 - WSLS

Thu, 2017-09-21 02:02

What's News Today: September 21, 2017
WSLS
The 22-year-old man, accused of killing an army veteran after a hit and run in Roanoke County will be in court today. Walter Ashley was walking on Williamson Road in April, when police say Evan Sarver hit him and then drove away. Sarver later turned ...

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Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart? - Quad City Times

Wed, 2017-09-20 23:17

Quad City Times

Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart?
Quad City Times
Electronic cigarettes have been promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco cigarettes because they deliver vastly lower levels of carcinogens, researchers say. But laboratory studies show that e-cigarettes still could pose a threat to health ...
Medical News Today: Are e-cigarettes bad for the heart? Study sheds lightMendon Journal
Just one puff of an E-cigarette 'increases your risk of a heart attack'The Sun
Nicotine in e-cigs: addictive, increases your risk of heart disease ...The Verge
Devon Live -Newsweek -UCLA Newsroom
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A game changer in the trucking industry - Hudson Valley 360

Wed, 2017-09-20 21:32

Hudson Valley 360

A game changer in the trucking industry
Hudson Valley 360
Cavnar said that the Environmental Protection Agency conducts regular studies on how to decrease carcinogens in the atmosphere. “We're constantly working to make the oils and fuels burn cleaner, so they're better for the environment,” he said. Kelly ...

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Munster class highlights cancer rates in firefighters - nwitimes.com

Tue, 2017-09-19 20:01

nwitimes.com

Munster class highlights cancer rates in firefighters
nwitimes.com
The class focused on education and changes that departments can make in terms of training, operations and equipment to reduce exposures to carcinogens and work hazards. Cusack, a lieutenant and paramedic with the Crown Point Fire Department, said ...

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16 synthetic turf fields in DC fail safety tests - W*USA 9

Tue, 2017-09-19 17:02

W*USA 9

16 synthetic turf fields in DC fail safety tests
W*USA 9
“Do I want my children exposed to these carcinogens as much as they are? No. Are there alternatives? Yes. Does the city care? Not yet,” Reyes said. The city repaired nine fields and plan to replace three others. The remaining affected fields have ...

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Physical activity can help those with cancer, too - Sumter Item

Tue, 2017-09-19 04:10

Sumter Item

Physical activity can help those with cancer, too
Sumter Item
Physical activity can help speed up the digestive process, eliminating waste faster, therefore reducing the amount of time the body has to absorb carcinogens and toxins. Physical activity has also been associated with reduced breast cancer risk in both ...

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Non-smokers can get lung cancer and the reasons are around us - Economic Times

Tue, 2017-09-19 00:48

Economic Times

Non-smokers can get lung cancer and the reasons are around us
Economic Times
Out of the 700 chemicals in second-hand smoke, 70 are known carcinogens. The US-based National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recognises that there are no known safe levels of second-hand smoke and recommends that exposures ...

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Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in Nevada - Fox Business

Mon, 2017-09-18 15:20

Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in Nevada
Fox Business
The lawsuit says it can release carcinogens and other hazardous pollutants into the air and water while emitting massive amounts of methane, a significant driver of climate change. Bureau of Land Management spokesman Steve Clutter said the agency does ...

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Thirdhand smoke can damage liver, brain tissues: study - The Indian Express

Sun, 2017-09-17 07:21

The Indian Express

Thirdhand smoke can damage liver, brain tissues: study
The Indian Express
Thirdhand smoke can damage liver, brain tissues: study. Children living in the homes where smoking has occurred have been known to show tobacco metabolites in their urine as well as tobacco-derived carcinogens called tobacco specific nitrosamines. 10.
Thirdhand smoke can damage liver, brain tissues says studyNews Nation

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Big Basin's dangerous drinking water and Santa Cruz County's contaminants - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sat, 2017-09-16 16:10

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Big Basin's dangerous drinking water and Santa Cruz County's contaminants
Santa Cruz Sentinel
For carcinogens such as TTHMs, the health guideline is the level of contamination linked to one excess case of cancer per million people over a lifetime of exposure, he said. So just because water meets a legal limit for contamination, doesn't ...

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Stop Sautéing Your Food in Coconut Oil — It Could Give You Cancer - The Daily Meal

Fri, 2017-09-15 18:57

The Daily Meal

Stop Sautéing Your Food in Coconut Oil — It Could Give You Cancer
The Daily Meal
These carcinogens can increase the activity of free radicals in your body once ingested, subsequently increasing your risk of developing cancer. Coconut oil's smoke point is unnervingly low: 350 degrees Fahrenheit. When you heat a pan over medium-high ...

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LETTER: Speaking of prohibition versus taxation ... - The Western Star

Fri, 2017-09-15 15:52

The Western Star

LETTER: Speaking of prohibition versus taxation ...
The Western Star
Speaking of prohibition versus taxation, there may be a graver instance in which prohibition should prevail, if it is true that “85-per-cent of cancers are environmentally caused.” Where carcinogens occur quite naturally in a given environment ...

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Residents encouraged to be aware of air quality as fires continue to burn - Polson Lake County Leader

Thu, 2017-09-14 17:14

Residents encouraged to be aware of air quality as fires continue to burn
Polson Lake County Leader
Wildfire smoke doesn't contain the manufactured carcinogens that cigarette smoke has, Thornton noted, but added that the wildfires are produced when a carbon fuel is burned and that still puts people at a risk of disease if exposed for long periods of ...

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