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Military lawyers sue Pentagon over carcinogens at Gitmo housing - CNN

Tue, 2017-04-11 14:43

CNN

Military lawyers sue Pentagon over carcinogens at Gitmo housing
CNN
In the initial investigation in 2015, the air samples from these trailers tested positive for mercury and formaldehyde and the soil samples tested positive for benzopyrene, which are all carcinogenic substances. Small said a solution would be to move ...

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Military lawyers sue Pentagon over carcinogens at Gitmo housing - CNN

Tue, 2017-04-11 14:43

CNN

Military lawyers sue Pentagon over carcinogens at Gitmo housing
CNN
In the initial investigation in 2015, the air samples from these trailers tested positive for mercury and formaldehyde and the soil samples tested positive for benzopyrene, which are all carcinogenic substances. Small said a solution would be to move ...
Gitmo Kills: Pentagon Sued Over Camp's Carcinogenic ConditionsSputnik International

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Military Lawsuit Claims Gitmo Facilities Contain Carcinogens - Newsmax

Tue, 2017-04-11 11:04

Newsmax

Military Lawsuit Claims Gitmo Facilities Contain Carcinogens
Newsmax
A lawsuit filed against the Department of Defense by a group of military lawyers based in Guantanamo Bay claims the facilities they live and work in contain dangerous levels of carcinogens, reports McClatchy D.C. for Stars and Stripes. The suit accuses ...

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Military Lawsuit Claims Gitmo Facilities Contain Carcinogens - Newsmax

Tue, 2017-04-11 11:04

Newsmax

Military Lawsuit Claims Gitmo Facilities Contain Carcinogens
Newsmax
A lawsuit filed against the Department of Defense by a group of military lawyers based in Guantanamo Bay claims the facilities they live and work in contain dangerous levels of carcinogens, reports McClatchy D.C. for Stars and Stripes. The suit accuses ...

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Makeup products in Switzerland found to contain carcinogens - Le News

Tue, 2017-04-11 08:32

Le News

Makeup products in Switzerland found to contain carcinogens
Le News
The association said “from a consumer perspective, the presence of carcinogenic substances in these products is unacceptable.” The 15 offending products were found to contain carcinogenic nitrosamines. 11% of the mascaras and 8% of liquid eyeliners ...

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Kenyan oncologist: Shift health focus away from safe GMO foods to actual carcinogens — Like alcohol - Genetic Literacy Project

Tue, 2017-04-11 06:45

Genetic Literacy Project

Kenyan oncologist: Shift health focus away from safe GMO foods to actual carcinogens — Like alcohol
Genetic Literacy Project
[Editor's note: David Makumi is an oncologist and chairman of the Kenya Network of Cancer Organisations.] Every time the Health ministry weighs in on the debate on genetically modified organisms, it is almost always to effect a ban. From the recent ...

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12 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes - Korea Times

Tue, 2017-04-11 01:53

12 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes
Korea Times
Seven group 1 substances found include formaldehyde, benzene, benzo(a)pyrene, 4-aminobiphenyl, 1-amino naphthalene, 2-amino naphthalene and 1,3-butadiene. Other harmful but non-carcinogenic substances found in the cigarettes include nicotine, tar, ...

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Cigarette Smoke Found to Have 12 Carcinogens - KBS WORLD Radio - KBS WORLD Radio News

Mon, 2017-04-10 23:21

Cigarette Smoke Found to Have 12 Carcinogens - KBS WORLD Radio
KBS WORLD Radio News
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has found 12 agents classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer(IARC) as carcinogens in the smoke of ...

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Cigarettes contain 7 human carcinogens: report - The Korea Herald - The Korea Herald

Mon, 2017-04-10 19:50

The Korea Herald

Cigarettes contain 7 human carcinogens: report - The Korea Herald
The Korea Herald
Cigarettes sold on the market contain seven "cancer-causing" substances that pose a threat to public health, South Korean authorities said Tuesday.

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Smoking mutates your DNA - ReporterNews.com

Mon, 2017-04-10 16:59

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Smoking mutates your DNA
ReporterNews.com
Tobacco smoke is a complex mixture of chemicals including at least 60 known carcinogens, which cause damage to DNA. If the damage is not corrected, the mutation is passed on when cells divide. Scientists have long known that certain genes lead to ...

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Alternative food options for Sam Fox students: What to eat after Etta's closings - Student Life

Mon, 2017-04-10 00:38

Alternative food options for Sam Fox students: What to eat after Etta's closings
Student Life
It is “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen,” according to the National Toxicology Program. Fortunately, styrene is also “reasonably anticipated to fill the howling void of your empty stomach” by at least several desperate Sam Fox students.

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US, state take backward steps on water quality - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sat, 2017-04-08 22:08

Huntington Herald Dispatch

US, state take backward steps on water quality
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Many who work for American Water Works are dedicated to protecting public health. But, they need cleaner water to start with. So, if coal companies simply return to the days of dumping heavy metals, foaming agents, carcinogens, ash, treatment waste and ...

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West Virginia Going to Pot - Record Delta

Fri, 2017-04-07 09:42

Record Delta

West Virginia Going to Pot
Record Delta
According to a report from the University of Washington, “Marijuana smoke contains about 50 percent more benzopyrene and nearly 75 percent more benzanthracene, both known carcinogens, than a comparable quantity of unfiltered tobacco smoke (Tashkin, ...

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Labour Minister Kevin Flynn seeks easier access to WSIB compensation for General Electric Peterborough retirees ... - Peterborough Examiner

Fri, 2017-04-07 00:10

Peterborough Examiner

Labour Minister Kevin Flynn seeks easier access to WSIB compensation for General Electric Peterborough retirees ...
Peterborough Examiner
Former employees of General Electric who were exposed to carcinogens in the plant - and later got cancer - may soon have an easier time getting compensation from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), say local advocates. A local group of ...

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Why firefighters should decon with towelettes - Fire Chief

Thu, 2017-04-06 10:31

Fire Chief

Why firefighters should decon with towelettes
Fire Chief
One of the most current and relevant topics in firefighter safety today is reducing the risk of developing cancer from repeated exposures to toxic substances and carcinogens during firefighting operations. The International Agency for Research on ...

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Consumers 'eating' suspected carcinogens in lip balm - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Thu, 2017-04-06 09:08

Consumers 'eating' suspected carcinogens in lip balm
Chemical Watch (subscription)
The Danish Consumer Council's Think Chemicals programme has found that 14 out of 20 lip balms tested contained potentially carcinogenic mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAHs). Mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons (MOSHs), which were also found, ...

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Smoking Mutates You - Huffington Post

Thu, 2017-04-06 07:47

Huffington Post

Smoking Mutates You
Huffington Post
Tobacco smoke is a complex mixture of chemicals including at least 60 known carcinogens, which cause damage to DNA. If the damage is not corrected, the mutation is passed on when cells divide. Scientists have long known that certain genes lead to ...

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Stonington Representative Praises Playground Tire Rubber Bill's Approval - Patch.com

Wed, 2017-04-05 08:28

Patch.com

Stonington Representative Praises Playground Tire Rubber Bill's Approval
Patch.com
Urban said studies have shown crumb rubber contains not only 12 known carcinogens but also 20 lung irritants and is especially dangerous to children with developing organs and immature immune systems. “Children are uniquely vulnerable to harmful ...

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Carcinogens Present In State Office Buildings | News ... - Caledonian Record

Tue, 2017-04-04 11:35

Caledonian Record

Carcinogens Present In State Office Buildings | News ...
Caledonian Record
A large crowd gathers at Catamount Arts Tuesday afternoon to learn about possible contamination at the state office building on Eastern Avenue. (Photo By ...

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