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Letters: Do we really need to legalize marijuana? - Pensacola News Journal

Sat, 2014-01-11 07:27

Letters: Do we really need to legalize marijuana?
Pensacola News Journal
Marijuana contains carcinogens, or cancer-causing chemicals. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, pot contains 50 to 70 percent more carcinogens than the tobacco found in cigarettes. Although more research is needed to determine whether ...

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NC no longer smokers' paradise it once was - StarNewsOnline.com

Fri, 2014-01-10 21:52

NC no longer smokers' paradise it once was
StarNewsOnline.com
It smells, and it gets on your clothes," she said. "It was a problem. We are supposed to be role models." Until 2010, "that environment" included North Carolina bars and most restaurants. Dinner came with a side order of carcinogens, and your souvenirs ...

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Kava Protects Mice from Lung Cancer - Natural Products INSIDER

Fri, 2014-01-10 16:24

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Kava Protects Mice from Lung Cancer
Natural Products INSIDER
Researchers also found kava prevented DNA damage from tobacco carcinogens. "Taken together, these results demonstrate the outstanding efficacy of kava in preventing 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK)-induced lung tumorigenesis in ...
'Unprecedented in its potential impact': Could new anti-cancer study re-ignite ...NutraIngredients-usa.com

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US Opens Probe of West Virginia Chemical Spill - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 2014-01-10 13:27

US Opens Probe of West Virginia Chemical Spill
Wall Street Journal
Prolonged contact can cause breathing problems and trigger headaches, according to the Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemical Carcinogens. Lab experiments on animals suggest that, when injected, high levels can damage the heart, liver and ...

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NEW YEAR, NEW YOU. - USA TODAY

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:16

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU.
USA TODAY
Almost all moisturizing products contain chemical compounds — some of which are included on the FDA's list of suspected carcinogens. Others, called parabens, are known endocrine disruptors because they can mimic the actions of estrogen in the body and ...

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Ground up tires give new meaning to synthetic turf - USA TODAY

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:22

Ground up tires give new meaning to synthetic turf
USA TODAY
But there are some critics who warn that tire materials contain toxic substances and carcinogens that might pose health risks for athletes and kids. At the center of the debate are the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a Washington, D.C ...

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Scientists discover strong, new carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats - Mother Nature Network

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:48

Mother Nature Network

Scientists discover strong, new carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats
Mother Nature Network
... at Oregon State University have discovered a new risk; compounds that are hundreds of times more mutagenic – meaning that they can cause DNA damage in cells that in turn can cause cancer – than their parent compounds which are known carcinogens.

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What's in your wine? - KVUE

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:01

KVUE

What's in your wine?
KVUE
Since wines are not regulated by the FDA, companies can technically add a whole host of ingredients to their wine. BeverageGrades says wine drinkers need to watch out for some of these unnecessary additives. Carcinogens can pose a problematic health ...

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Caused by Hookah? - NBC 7 San Diego

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:10

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Caused by Hookah?
NBC 7 San Diego
Since hookah a social activity, he said, smokers typically inhale more chemicals, including carcinogens and carbon monoxide. “The volume of smoke that can be taken in from using hookah for an hour can be equivalent to smoking a pack of cigarettes and ...

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Are E-Cigs Just As Risky As Cigarettes? - KEYE TV

Wed, 2014-01-08 21:26

KEYE TV

Are E-Cigs Just As Risky As Cigarettes?
KEYE TV
"You're getting rid of the tar, all the carcinogens, you get when you burn," Champ said. Doctors admit for smokers, e-cigs may be a little healthier because there are no carcinogens. But they hesitate to call the product safe. "They aren't FDA approved ...

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Malibu High: Classrooms Cleaned, Reopened as School Resumes - Malibu Times

Wed, 2014-01-08 17:56

Malibu High: Classrooms Cleaned, Reopened as School Resumes
Malibu Times
Carcinogens known as PCBs were commonly used in building materials until a federal ban was implemented in 1979. The district has been ordered to remove all caulk containing PCBs. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the district's ...

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2014 key for Texas environment - San Antonio Express

Wed, 2014-01-08 17:10

2014 key for Texas environment
San Antonio Express
So-called “upset” events — equipment breakdowns, malfunctions and other nonroutine occurrences — have led to illegal emissions of carcinogens, smog-forming chemicals and other hazardous air pollutants discharged in excess of the facility's Clean Air ...

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Healthiness of e-cigs debated - The Daily News Journal

Wed, 2014-01-08 10:34

Healthiness of e-cigs debated
The Daily News Journal
According to the Centers for Disease Control, potentially harmful substances, including irritants and animal carcinogens, also have have been documented in some e-cigarette cartridges. E-cigarettes not marketed for therapeutic purposes are not ...

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Is a Suspended Death Sentence Enough for a Chinese 'Gutter Oil' Dealer? - TIME

Wed, 2014-01-08 02:52

Is a Suspended Death Sentence Enough for a Chinese 'Gutter Oil' Dealer?
TIME
Gutter oil not only induces mental queasiness but it can also be laced with carcinogens. Its emergence is just one of many food scandals to befall China in recent years, as law enforcement has struggled to match the resourcefulness of unscrupulous traders.
Man sentenced to death, 2 others to life in prison for selling dirty cooking ...Toronto Star
China Sentences Man to Death for Making Gutter OilABC News

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50 years ago, a giant step to guard public health - Bellingham Herald

Wed, 2014-01-08 02:44

50 years ago, a giant step to guard public health
Bellingham Herald
Many smokers have switched over completely or partially to electronic cigarettes, which contain the addictive compound of nicotine but not the carcinogens and emit vapor, not harmful secondhand smoke. While e-cigarettes are a lower-risk alternative to ...

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EPA plan: Dump treated toxins down Valatie Kill - The Register Star

Tue, 2014-01-07 23:37

EPA plan: Dump treated toxins down Valatie Kill
The Register Star
“There are a number of carcinogens and probable carcinogens in the chemicals that are found in the groundwater and leachate at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site,” she said. “The water treatment plant will remove these chemicals so that they ...

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Metzger: 2014 will be big year for Texas environment - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:59

Metzger: 2014 will be big year for Texas environment
Houston Chronicle
So-called "upset" events - equipment breakdowns, malfunctions and other non-routine occurrences - have led to illegal emissions of carcinogens, smog-forming chemicals and other hazardous air pollutants discharged in excess of the facility's Clean Air ...

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Eating Grilled Meat Can Alter DNA Cells, May Lead To Cancer - University Herald

Tue, 2014-01-07 14:51

University Herald

Eating Grilled Meat Can Alter DNA Cells, May Lead To Cancer
University Herald
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered new compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions, such as those found in vehicle exhaust or grilling meat, are more than 400 times more mutagenic than known carcinogens. Like Us on ...

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Newly Discovered Carcinogens Hundreds Of Times More Dangerous - RedOrbit

Tue, 2014-01-07 08:21

RedOrbit

Newly Discovered Carcinogens Hundreds Of Times More Dangerous
RedOrbit
Their findings, published in Environmental Science and Technology, reveal that these compounds are hundreds of times more mutagenic than their parent compounds, known as carcinogens. The previously unknown compounds raise concerns about the ...
Grilled meats produce strong cancer-causing chemical: studyXinhua
Eating Grilled Meat Can Alter DNA Cells, May Lead To CancerUniversity Herald

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FBI reports large increase in dangerous beauty products - SKNVibes.com

Tue, 2014-01-07 04:24

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FBI reports large increase in dangerous beauty products
SKNVibes.com
News reaching this publication states that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has reported that arsenic in lipsticks and carcinogens in perfumes might be among a large number of counterfeit products sold over the internet during the Christmas ...

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