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Lung-cancer risks sky high for smokers exposed to carcinogens - The Courier-Journal

Fri, 2014-05-30 11:33

Lung-cancer risks sky high for smokers exposed to carcinogens
The Courier-Journal
A growing body of research, including two studies under way at the University of Kentucky, shows the risk of lung cancer is much higher for smokers exposed to carcinogens such as radon, asbestos, arsenic or chromium. How much higher? If you smoke, your ...

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More Carcinogens Found in Park Amid Growing Islip Toxic Dumping Probe - Long Island Press

Fri, 2014-05-30 07:00

Long Island Press

More Carcinogens Found in Park Amid Growing Islip Toxic Dumping Probe
Long Island Press
New tests confirm carcinogens were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood and a second site in Central Islip while results are pending for another three dump sites, Suffolk County prosecutors said. After earlier tests showed the ...
More carcinogens found at dump sitesWSHU
DA: Illegal Dumping Investigation Reveals Banned Pesticides, Dangerous ...CBS Local
Dangerous toxins found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, DA saysNewsday

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More carcinogens found at dump sites - WSHU

Thu, 2014-05-29 16:01

Long Island Business News

More carcinogens found at dump sites
WSHU
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Thursday that pesticides and cancer-causing metals have been found at two of the five illegal dumping sites being investigated by local and state authorities. Spota said bore samples from the two sites ...
DA: Illegal Dumping Investigation Reveals Banned Pesticides, Dangerous ...CBS Local
Dangerous toxins found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, DA saysNewsday

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Carcinogenic 'azo' dyes: Federal Government considers banning chemicals ... - Yahoo!7 News

Tue, 2014-05-27 17:52

Carcinogenic 'azo' dyes: Federal Government considers banning chemicals ...
Yahoo!7 News
The Federal Government is considering banning potentially carcinogenic dyes as more retailers identify the chemicals used in clothing. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is expected to deliver a report on the use of the ...

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Grilling Hazards: What You NEED To Know - Refinery29

Mon, 2014-05-26 09:11

UPI.com

Grilling Hazards: What You NEED To Know
Refinery29
Breathing in high quantities of these carcinogens or consuming food affected by them can have grave health consequences. Lab studies show both HCAs and PAHs are mutagenic, meaning they cause changes in DNA that may up the risk of some cancers, ...
Easy ways to reduce possible cancer risk from grillingUPI.com

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Carcinogens trapped in cigarette filters related to oral exposure - spectroscopyNOW.com (blog)

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:58

Carcinogens trapped in cigarette filters related to oral exposure
spectroscopyNOW.com (blog)
... put themselves through each time they light up continues to astound me. Cigarette smokers are exposed to 5000-7000 chemicals, depending which cancer reference site you look at, but the experts all agree that this vast total includes about 70 ...

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Carcinogens trapped in cigarette filters related to oral exposure - spectroscopyNOW.com (blog)

Mon, 2014-05-26 05:58

Carcinogens trapped in cigarette filters related to oral exposure
spectroscopyNOW.com (blog)
... put themselves through each time they light up continues to astound me. Cigarette smokers are exposed to 5000-7000 chemicals, depending which cancer reference site you look at, but the experts all agree that this vast total includes about 70 ...

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Grilling With Beer Reduces Carcinogens - Business Insider

Fri, 2014-05-23 13:45

Business Insider

Grilling With Beer Reduces Carcinogens
Business Insider
Along with multiple health and reproductive problems seen in animal trials, the ATSDR reports: "The Department of Health and Human Services has determined that some PAHs may reasonably be expected to be carcinogens. Some people who have ...

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How dark beer can make grilled meat less carcinogenic - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Thu, 2014-05-22 09:42

Mother Nature Network (blog)

How dark beer can make grilled meat less carcinogenic
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Previous studies have shown that beer, wine, tea and rosemary marinades can reduce carcinogens in cooked meat, but until now little was known about how various beer styles affect this phenomenon. And according to the recent study, the kind of beer ...

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Smoking a hookah is fun but may expose users to carcinogens, nicotine - Tech Times

Sun, 2014-05-18 05:27

Tech Times

Smoking a hookah is fun but may expose users to carcinogens, nicotine
Tech Times
Many people think that smoking a hookah (water pipe) is fun, but it increases the level of carcinogens and nicotine in urine, which may in turn put users at risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. Smoking a hookah is gaining popularity in the ...
Hookah use may expose users to carcinogens, nicotineDelhi Daily News
Smoking a Hookah is as Dangerous as Smoking a CigaretteNews Tonight Africa

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Smoking Hookah Exposes You to Nicotine and Carcinogens - Healthline

Fri, 2014-05-16 16:42

Delhi Daily News

Smoking Hookah Exposes You to Nicotine and Carcinogens
Healthline
Hookah smoking is a popular pastime for college students, but it comes with some of the same risks as cigarette smoking. Smoking Hookah Exposes You to Nicotine and Carcinogens. Smoking hookah may be bad for your health, especially if you do it more ...
Hookah use may expose users to carcinogens, nicotineDelhi Daily News
Hookah use tied to exposure to cancer-causing compoundsReuters
Hookah Not Safe Alternative To Cigarettes: Water Pipe Smoking Leads To ...Medical Daily
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Carcinogens in our environment - Fox News

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:01

Fox News

Carcinogens in our environment
Fox News
The Avon Foundation funded a study about carcinogens in our lives which cause breast cancer. The research, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, found that certain everyday chemicals such as gasoline, flame retardants, cleaning ...

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17 Everyday Chemicals Could Cause Breast Cancer - Elle

Wed, 2014-05-14 09:23

Elle

17 Everyday Chemicals Could Cause Breast Cancer
Elle
Among the identified possible carcinogens are those found in dry cleaning products (halogenated organic solvents like methylene chloride), tobacco smoke (ethylene oxide), vehicle exhaust and gasoline (1,3-butadiene), hair and textile dyes (aromatic ...

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E-Cigarettes Not Harmless, Should Be Regulated Like Cigs, Study Says - Popular Science

Wed, 2014-05-14 08:55

WPTZ The Champlain Valley

E-Cigarettes Not Harmless, Should Be Regulated Like Cigs, Study Says
Popular Science
"They found elevated nicotine, 1,2-propanediol, glycerin, aluminum, and 7 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons classified as probable carcinogens by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in the room air." Due to health and other concerns, the FDA ...
Lawmakers ask FDA to examine new e-cigarette researchConsumerReports.org
Senate Democrats To Hold Hearing Against E-CigarettesDaily Caller
Another Voice: The rush to regulate e-cigarettes will mean death for many smokersBuffalo News
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Senators Warn of Carcinogen Risk with E-Cigarettes - Sci-Tech Today

Wed, 2014-05-14 01:03

Senators Warn of Carcinogen Risk with E-Cigarettes
Sci-Tech Today
Eight members of the U.S. Senate are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine new research suggesting that some electronic cigarettes can produce dangerous carcinogens similar to those from traditional cigarettes. In a letter sent ...

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Shampoo Might Have Carcinogens In It (And I'm Terrified) - The Frisky

Tue, 2014-05-13 13:05

The Frisky

Shampoo Might Have Carcinogens In It (And I'm Terrified)
The Frisky
Lots of the products have the kinds of buzzwords on the package that would lead consumers to believe they were making a healthier, more ethical purchase – words like “organic,” “fair trade” or “natural” — yet they were packed with carcinogens. That is ...

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Dark beer-based marinade lowers carcinogen levels, makes barbecue grilled ... - National Post

Tue, 2014-05-13 12:49

National Post

Dark beer-based marinade lowers carcinogen levels, makes barbecue grilled ...
National Post
It's been known for some time that beer, wine or tea marinades help reduce potential carcinogen levels in cooked meat, but little was known about how different beer marinades affect PAH levels, until now. “The intake of beer marinated meat can be a ...

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