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Hamburg business lights up with e-cigs - Reading Eagle

Sat, 2014-08-09 22:03

Hamburg business lights up with e-cigs
Reading Eagle
Two months into their Hamburg storefront and Amelia and Ismael Rivera have succeed beyond their hopes. They had hoped to break even making about $1,200 a week in sales. Last week they sold $4,500. For the month of July, they made $20,000 in profit.

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Wells: New poultry slaughter rules pose health threat - Shreveport Times

Fri, 2014-08-08 20:46

Wells: New poultry slaughter rules pose health threat
Shreveport Times
But in addition to feces — which harbor dangerous bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella — chicken also contains unhealthful amounts of saturated fat, cholesterol and known carcinogens such as arsenic and PhIP, a cancer-causing compound formed ...

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National Academies fully supports Report on Carcinogens assessment ... - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:49

National Academies fully supports Report on Carcinogens assessment ...
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
In a “kill the messenger” campaign, the Report on Carcinogens – the prestigious biennial government report that alerts the public to chemicals that may cause cancer in people – was compelled to undergo review by the National Academies after it listed ...

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Cigarette Butts: Fodder for the Future's Green Tech? - CityLab

Thu, 2014-08-07 10:29

CityLab

Cigarette Butts: Fodder for the Future's Green Tech?
CityLab
And they don't just sit there harmlessly, slowly degrading; they leach out toxic chemicals and carcinogens, creating a risk for wildlife and marine systems. But Minzae Lee and Gil-Pyo Kim and others at Seoul National University, who have a new paper in ...

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Orange is the New Conspiracy - The New Yorker

Thu, 2014-08-07 09:57

The New Yorker

Orange is the New Conspiracy
The New Yorker
A doctor might point out that UV radiation and cigarettes both contain carcinogens. But Overstreet dismissed any comparison to tobacco. “That's just patently absurd,” he said. “It's going to scare people in some ways, but people are smart enough to ...

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New Castle caps chemical-fouled water wells - The News Journal

Wed, 2014-08-06 23:33

New Castle caps chemical-fouled water wells
The News Journal
A scientific advisory panel to the EPA branded the compounds "likely" carcinogens, although the agency has yet to approve a risk or classification label or set an official maximum for drinking water. Officials are considering use of a temporary, truck ...

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KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone ... - The Oregonian

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:23

KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone ...
The Oregonian
KBR Inc., the Houston-based defense and engineering contractor that has been sued in Oregon and Texas by soldiers who say the company knowingly exposed them to carcinogens in Iraq, has taken its defense to the U.S. Supreme Court. The company has ...

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