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Pesticides, pollutants found in marine life in lagoon, off coast - Florida Today

Tue, 2015-02-17 21:46

Florida Today

Pesticides, pollutants found in marine life in lagoon, off coast
Florida Today
PCBs were banned in 1979, and EPA calls them "probable human carcinogens." Childhood exposure to PCBs has been linked with reduced I.Q. and impaired growth and motor skills. One outlier the researchers caught — a stingray in Eau Gallie River — had ...

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A Cancer Cluster Is Tough to Prove - New York Times

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:12

New York Times

A Cancer Cluster Is Tough to Prove
New York Times
Nothing known about the biology of leukemia could explain why the carcinogens in question would have exhibited a preference for gender, leading to doubts that the clusters were real. Biologists tell us that cancer is caused by an accumulation of ...

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5 Foods With Carcinogens To Avoid Right Now Because Who Needs 'Em - Bustle

Sat, 2015-02-07 19:24

Bustle

5 Foods With Carcinogens To Avoid Right Now Because Who Needs 'Em
Bustle
Carcinogens enter your diet through the way your food is processed, environmental exposures, and even certain types of packaging. “The safest way to [avoid carcinogens] is to buy organic whole foods and cook them yourself,” says Susan Machtinger, RD.

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Survey: E-cigarette use grows among teens - Appleton Post Crescent

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:48

Appleton Post Crescent

Survey: E-cigarette use grows among teens
Appleton Post Crescent
Dobbs said researchers haven't studied the effects of e-cigarettes as extensively as traditional cigarettes, but "the ones that are out there have claimed to show there are toxins and carcinogens in the e-cigarette," she said. "The water vapor isn't ...

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Carcinogen exposure stalks our workplaces - The Age

Fri, 2015-02-06 13:02

The Age

Carcinogen exposure stalks our workplaces
The Age
Our inability to be precise about the exact number of workplace cancers is frustrating and reflects a lack of good research, accurate monitoring of workplace carcinogens and information on exposure of employees to substances known to cause cancer.

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Carcinogen exposure stalks our workplaces - Brisbane Times

Thu, 2015-02-05 23:55

Brisbane Times

Carcinogen exposure stalks our workplaces
Brisbane Times
Our inability to be precise about the exact number of workplace cancers is frustrating and reflects a lack of good research, accurate monitoring of workplace carcinogens and information on exposure of employees to substances known to cause cancer.

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Carcinogen exposure stalks our workplaces - WA today

Thu, 2015-02-05 23:12

WA today

Carcinogen exposure stalks our workplaces
WA today
Our inability to be precise about the exact number of workplace cancers is frustrating and reflects a lack of good research, accurate monitoring of workplace carcinogens and information on exposure of employees to substances known to cause cancer.

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TTIP classification project selects test cases - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Thu, 2015-02-05 10:52

TTIP classification project selects test cases
Chemical Watch (subscription)
The substances were among those on a list of candidates, shared between the Commission and the inter-agency NTP, late last year, in preparation of a TTIP pilot project on proposed classifications of substances as carcinogens under the EU CLP Regulation ...

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GSB bans the use of e-cigarettes on campus - Iowa State Daily

Thu, 2015-02-05 00:09

Iowa State Daily

GSB bans the use of e-cigarettes on campus
Iowa State Daily
However, some said because e-cigarettes are much less carcinogenic than tobacco cigarettes and aid tobacco smokers in quitting smoking, they should be allowed. If e-cigarettes are banned, e-cigarette smokers would revert to sneaking tobacco on campus, ...

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Cancer Prevention: Of Wind and Wave, Ship and Sail - Huffington Post

Wed, 2015-02-04 14:13

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Cancer Prevention: Of Wind and Wave, Ship and Sail
Huffington Post
We know that carcinogens, including toxic exposures such as radiation and chemicals, increase the frequency of such mutations. Healthy living can reduce that frequency. When mutations do occur, whether despite our best efforts or for want of them, most ...
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Back to the Table: Organic potatoes worth seeking out - The Coloradoan

Wed, 2015-02-04 03:35

Back to the Table: Organic potatoes worth seeking out
The Coloradoan
Tests on potatoes conducted by the USDA in 2009 found the presence of 35 pesticides. Of those, the website tells us six are known or probable carcinogens; 12 are suspected hormone disruptors; seven are neurotoxins; six are developmental or reproductive ...

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Washington's smoke signals: Myths and misconceptions - Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald

Tue, 2015-02-03 11:26

Washington's smoke signals: Myths and misconceptions
Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald
Many scientific studies have produced different and even conflicting information, from finding carcinogens in marijuana smoke to claiming THC inhibits those same carcinogens. With the lack of multiple long-term experiments, it is difficult to determine ...

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Study: Pot has similar carcinogens to tobacco - 9NEWS.com

Mon, 2015-02-02 15:27

9NEWS.com

Study: Pot has similar carcinogens to tobacco
9NEWS.com
Study: Pot has similar carcinogens to tobacco. Colorado's Retail Marijuana Public Health Committee has released data that shows smoking pot can be just as dangerous as smoking cigarettes. Loading… Post to Facebook. Study: Pot has similar carcinogens ...

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Marble Hill neighbors fume over freight train diesel fumes - New York Daily News

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:01

New York Daily News

Marble Hill neighbors fume over freight train diesel fumes
New York Daily News
Diesel fumes keep seeping out of trains and wafting into windows — and now these Bronx neighbors are fuming. Nervous residents at a Marble Hill apartment complex are signaling local officials to stop freight trains from idling on the Metro North ...

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Firefighters face risks long after the flames go out - KSN-TV

Sun, 2015-02-01 22:40

KSN-TV

Firefighters face risks long after the flames go out
KSN-TV
“It's because of the carcinogens found in the smoke, the asbestos that they're going through,” said Maggie Ward of the Via Christi Cancer Center. And not just at hazmat calls, but house fires that burn cleaners, paint, and plastics, creating a chemical ...

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