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Gov. Kasich signs firefighter cancer bill into law - WLWT Cincinnati

Wed, 2017-01-04 16:18

WLWT Cincinnati

Gov. Kasich signs firefighter cancer bill into law
WLWT Cincinnati
"The Michael Louis Jr. Palumbo Act basically covers firefighters who are exposed to certain chemicals and then develop cancer as a result of that exposure," said OAPFF spokesman Doug Stern. "We do know there is a toxic soup of carcinogens, chemicals ...
Gov. John Kasich signs law recognizing firefighter cancer cases as on-the-job illnesscleveland.com

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Niosh updates chemical carcinogen policy - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Wed, 2017-01-04 09:40

Niosh updates chemical carcinogen policy
Chemical Watch (subscription)
The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) has updated its chemical carcinogen policy. The update addresses how the agency classifies chemicals as carcinogens, identifies control levels and addresses analytical feasibility.

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EC responds on CMR carcinogens ban in cosmetics - CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

Wed, 2017-01-04 08:17

CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

EC responds on CMR carcinogens ban in cosmetics
CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com
Traditionally, if a substance is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic for reproduction (CMR) under the CLP Regulation in Europe, it has been considered automatically banned for use in cosmetics. However, in September 2016, the Commission ...

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Grilling Ham, Sausages Increases Carcinogen Content - The Korea Bizwire

Tue, 2017-01-03 08:16

The Korea Bizwire

Grilling Ham, Sausages Increases Carcinogen Content
The Korea Bizwire
The team said meat can burn more easily when the flame touches its surface, and produce carcinogens, thus leading to a higher consumption of the cancer-causing agents when using the latter method for cooking. “PAH are not only found in the raw ...

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N.J. honors trooper who died from illness linked to 9/11 - Philly.com

Fri, 2016-12-30 17:23

Philly.com

N.J. honors trooper who died from illness linked to 9/11
Philly.com
She said it is not possible to assert with certainty that Fearon's tumor was directly caused by his exposures to carcinogens at the site of the collapsed towers, in part because glioblastomas are so rare that frequencies of occurrence by age and ...

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NYC meets goal for replacing contaminated school lights - The Daily Progress

Thu, 2016-12-29 14:42

NY1

NYC meets goal for replacing contaminated school lights
The Daily Progress
The cleanup at 883 school buildings throughout the city was completed this month, agency regional administrator Judith Enck said. She said replacing the aging light fixtures protects children and staff members from potentially harmful carcinogens while ...
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Barbecue raises cancer risk - Tuskegee News

Thu, 2016-12-29 13:22

Barbecue raises cancer risk
Tuskegee News
1: Carcinogens come from the smoke. Just like cigarettes and tobacco, when something is burned it can create carcinogens that raise your risk for cancer when inhaled. When barbecuing with charcoal, carcinogens are formed from the combustion that occurs ...

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Updated Workplace Carcinogen Policy Emphasizes Elimination ... - Bloomberg BNA

Wed, 2016-12-28 21:21

Updated Workplace Carcinogen Policy Emphasizes Elimination ...
Bloomberg BNA
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is moving toward a more protective approach in evaluating carcinogens under a new policy for ...

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Explore health benefits of red cabbage - The Commercial Appeal

Mon, 2016-12-26 14:24

The Commercial Appeal

Explore health benefits of red cabbage
The Commercial Appeal
They also appear to inhibit enzymes which normally activate carcinogens, as well as give help to cells to repair damage caused by carcinogens. In a Vanderbilt study released in 2012, researchers found those breast cancer survivors who consistently ate ...

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TCE, cobalt compounds, 5 viruses added to federal carcinogens list - Shore News Today

Thu, 2016-12-22 04:53

TCE, cobalt compounds, 5 viruses added to federal carcinogens list
Shore News Today
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 14th Report on Carcinogens released in November adds seven new substances to the list of suspected carcinogens, bringing the total to 248. The chemical trichloroethylene – a solvent used in adhesives, ...

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Possible link between increased cancer cases and imported vegetables? - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Sat, 2016-12-17 01:27

Possible link between increased cancer cases and imported vegetables?
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Experts and health officials at a high-level advocacy meeting on carcinogenic chemicals and human health held in Thimphu last week expressed concerns over imported vegetables while also discussing priority carcinogenic chemicals. Cancer situation.

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How to Reduce Carcinogenic Bile Acid Production - Care2.com

Fri, 2016-12-16 10:03

Care2.com

How to Reduce Carcinogenic Bile Acid Production
Care2.com
So, more fat in the intestines means more bile in the intestines, which wouldn't be a problem except bile acids, especially secondary bile acids, have long been suspected as being carcinogenic. Bile acids stimulate the growth of bacteria, which convert ...

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New technique for finding carcinogens in french fries - FreshPlaza

Fri, 2016-12-16 07:16

New technique for finding carcinogens in french fries
FreshPlaza
Everybody loves french fried, but overcooked french fries can be bad, and not only in flavor. When fries get overcooked they can form a toxic compound called acrylamide. This compound has been shown to cause cancer, but current techniques for detecting ...

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100000 Work-Related Cancer Deaths Each Year, Industry Still Fighting EU On Employee Protection - Blue & Green Tomorrow

Thu, 2016-12-15 06:22

Blue & Green Tomorrow

100000 Work-Related Cancer Deaths Each Year, Industry Still Fighting EU On Employee Protection
Blue & Green Tomorrow
In the EU alone, over 100,000 people a year die due to insufficient protection against cancer-causing substances in the workplace, making the industries' fight against stricter EU regulation of these carcinogens a severe threat to public health. Using ...

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Fire truck exhaust removal: What to know before you buy - Fire Chief

Wed, 2016-12-14 10:31

Fire Chief

Fire truck exhaust removal: What to know before you buy
Fire Chief
With evidence that exposure to carcinogens from diesel exhaust is correlated to higher rates of lung cancer, it's more important than ever for fire stations to prioritize proper ventilation systems. There are two main types of vehicle exhaust ...

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Is Your Grill Harming Your Health? What happens when you eat grilled food - eMaxHealth

Sun, 2016-12-11 08:08

Is Your Grill Harming Your Health? What happens when you eat grilled food
eMaxHealth
These impurities can be more toxic when burning and add to your carcinogen exposure. Don't buy easier-to-light charcoal that's been treated with flammable chemicals or use lighter fluid to ignite the charcoal – these also add unnecessary carcinogens to ...

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Threat from unsafe use of priority industrial chemicals - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Fri, 2016-12-09 05:16

Threat from unsafe use of priority industrial chemicals
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
According to the report on preventive interventions for priority carcinogens, implementing preventive interventions for priority carcinogens will enable Bhutan to concentrate on measures that can produce tangible results of priority importance. This ...

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Threat from unsafe use of priority industrial chemicals - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Fri, 2016-12-09 05:16

Threat from unsafe use of priority industrial chemicals
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
According to the report on preventive interventions for priority carcinogens, implementing preventive interventions for priority carcinogens will enable Bhutan to concentrate on measures that can produce tangible results of priority importance. This ...

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