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No carcinogens detected in snacks, KFC potato chips - VietNamNet Bridge

Sun, 2014-07-20 21:21

VietNamNet Bridge

No carcinogens detected in snacks, KFC potato chips
VietNamNet Bridge
The test was conducted after the Health Ministry received a warning from the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) on the discovery of a carcinogen called acrylamide which was found in snacks, coffee, potato chips, burnt toast, crisps and some fast food ...

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Independent Tests Find "Alarming Amount" of Carcinogens in Malibu Schools - NBC Southern California

Sat, 2014-07-19 01:19

NBC Southern California

Independent Tests Find "Alarming Amount" of Carcinogens in Malibu Schools
NBC Southern California
The level of toxic contaminants in Malibu school buildings is "dramatically higher" than previous reports, according to two groups pushing for the school district to address the environmental concerns they believe caused several teachers to develop ...

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8 steps to reduce exposure to breast cancer carcinogens - Healio

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:56

8 steps to reduce exposure to breast cancer carcinogens
Healio
Only 5% to 10% of breast cancers are believed to be linked to genetic factors, and it is known that exposure to certain chemicals, such as hormone replacement therapy, alcohol and tobacco use are associated with higher incidence of breast cancer.

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Nearly 1 in 5 high school seniors has used a hookah - The Virginian-Pilot

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:03

The Virginian-Pilot

Nearly 1 in 5 high school seniors has used a hookah
The Virginian-Pilot
It contains the same carcinogens and contaminants (such as tar and carbon monoxide) as cigarette smoke, and it delivers nicotine. Mary Rezk-Hanna, a UCLA nursing doctoral student and lead author of the Nursing Research study, said that 16 percent of 91 ...
Parents -- What You Need To Know About HookahsIntelihealth.com

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The dangers of THIRD hand smoke: Dangerous chemicals can lurk in house ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2014-07-16 08:11

Daily Mail

The dangers of THIRD hand smoke: Dangerous chemicals can lurk in house ...
Daily Mail
It has also revealed the first time the widespread presence of tobacco related carcinogens in house dust in homes where no one regularly smokes. Lead investigator, Dr Jacqueline Hamilton, said: 'The risks of tobacco exposure do not end when a cigarette ...
Dangers of third-hand smoke quantified for the first timeOnMedica
Researchers Demonstrate Health Risks Posed By 'Third Hand' Tobacco SmokeRedOrbit
Thirdhand Smoke Is the New Secondhand SmokeKMBZ
ANINEWS
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Commission may add vapor products to tobacco restrictions - Herald & Tribune

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:34

Commission may add vapor products to tobacco restrictions
Herald & Tribune
According to the resolution, the U.S. Surgeon General reports that second-hand smoke is toxic, poisonous and contains numerous carcinogens; and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that tobacco use leads to disease and disability ...

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Solar radiation poses greatest cancer risk for workers: Study - Canadian Occupational Safety

Tue, 2014-07-15 08:43

Solar radiation poses greatest cancer risk for workers: Study
Canadian Occupational Safety
The number of workers potentially exposed to each carcinogen was obtained by applying the percentages of exposed workers in a given industry, calculated from various data sources, to the number of people working in that industry in Quebec according to ...

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Local Fire Departments Fight Invisible Danger: Cancer - CBS Local

Mon, 2014-07-14 22:08

CBS Local

Local Fire Departments Fight Invisible Danger: Cancer
CBS Local
Denver firefighters have new oxygen tanks and masks to prevent inhaling dangerous carcinogens. There are also new protocols in place requiring firefighters to wear the equipment from the moment they enter the fire until the time they get back on the truck.

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KFC chips, crackers to be tested for carcinogens - VietNamNet Bridge

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:13

VietNamNet Bridge

KFC chips, crackers to be tested for carcinogens
VietNamNet Bridge
The request was issued after this agency received a warning of the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) on the discovery of a carcinogen called acrylamide which was found in snacks, coffee, potato chips, burnt toast, crisps and some fast food for kids.

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Secondhand smoke is dangerous for everyone, including your pets - ConsumerAffairs

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:05

Secondhand smoke is dangerous for everyone, including your pets
ConsumerAffairs
According to a survey of recent research at Livescience.com, dogs with long muzzles are more likely to develop nose and sinus cancers, since their noses and sinuses have more surface area on which carcinogens can accumulate, while dogs with short and ...

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Risks beyond the flames for firefighters - Seacoastonline.com

Sun, 2014-07-13 00:21

Risks beyond the flames for firefighters
Seacoastonline.com
They are injured. They face chronic ailments and disabling injuries. The high-stress situations they regularly face challenge their heart health. And, with the many, many carcinogens they encounter, firefighters get cancer at a higher rate than non ...

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Letter: Avoiding carcinogens leads to boring existence - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sun, 2014-07-13 00:16

Letter: Avoiding carcinogens leads to boring existence
Battle Creek Enquirer
You should never, ever attend another barbeque (the carcinogens from charcoal have been “scientifically proven” to be very harmful). You should never attend another bonfire or fireworks display. Please, don't go anywhere near a burning candle — or for ...

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Letter: Avoiding carcinogens leads to boring existence - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sun, 2014-07-13 00:11

Letter: Avoiding carcinogens leads to boring existence
Battle Creek Enquirer
You should never, ever attend another barbeque (the carcinogens from charcoal have been “scientifically proven” to be very harmful). You should never attend another bonfire or fireworks display. Please, don't go anywhere near a burning candle — or for ...

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Study Finds 175 Dangerous Chemicals in US Food Packaging - The Daily Meal

Fri, 2014-07-11 20:32

The Daily Meal

Study Finds 175 Dangerous Chemicals in US Food Packaging
The Daily Meal
The Food Packaging Forum recently did a study and found that over 175 hazardous and potentially carcinogenic or toxic chemicals are legally being utilized in food packaging and containers (foils, cans, storage containers, etc.) across the United States ...

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No carcinogens in meat in Abu Dhabi market, authority says - gulfnews.com

Mon, 2014-07-07 00:36

No carcinogens in meat in Abu Dhabi market, authority says
gulfnews.com
No carcinogens in meat in Abu Dhabi market, authority says. Scotches rumours about products imported from Syria being unsafe. Staff Report; Published: 18:18 July 6, 2014; Gulf News. Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (Adfca) has allayed fears ...

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Cell phone radiations not carcinogens, says COAI campaign - BGR India

Sun, 2014-06-29 14:26

BGR India

Cell phone radiations not carcinogens, says COAI campaign
BGR India
As opposed to previous 'misleading' studies claiming that electromagnetic emissions produced by cell phones and telecom towers are carcinogenic, the campaign titled 'Mobile Network and Public Health' says no such correlation has been established yet.

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