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13News Now Investigates: Firefighter cancer concerns - 13newsnow.com

Thu, 2017-02-23 16:26

13newsnow.com

13News Now Investigates: Firefighter cancer concerns
13newsnow.com
It absorbs carcinogens that can expose firefighters to dangers other than fires. We visited the Virginia Beach Fire Department, where firefighters put their lives on the line for you. For about 20 years, Battalion Chief Deborah Gaudet was riding on a ...

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House committee passes bill to allow more water pollution - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Wed, 2017-02-22 14:28

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

House committee passes bill to allow more water pollution
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
“There is one impact of this bill and that's to allow dischargers to discharge greater levels of carcinogens and other toxics,” said Evan Hansen of the Morgantown consulting firm Downstream Strategies, which is working with the West Virginia Rivers ...

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Sullum: The truth about e-cigarettes and government studies - Chicago Sun-Times

Tue, 2017-02-21 13:20

Chicago Sun-Times

Sullum: The truth about e-cigarettes and government studies
Chicago Sun-Times
This study, which involved long-term e-cigarette users, reinforces the results of a 2016 study finding large reductions in toxins and carcinogens among smokers who switched to vaping during a two-week experiment. Shahab et al.'s findings also jibe with ...
Vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes, according to long-term studyThe Daily Dot

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"The Truth is That Those Carcinogens are Killing us:" Local Fire Stations Taking Drastic Steps to Keep Firefighters Safe - WDJT

Fri, 2017-02-17 22:58

WDJT

"The Truth is That Those Carcinogens are Killing us:" Local Fire Stations Taking Drastic Steps to Keep Firefighters Safe
WDJT
The truth is that those carcinogens are killing us, so we try to make sure we keep clean gear," said Captain Michael Buckhalter of the St. Francis Fire Department. When St. Francis built a new fire department 3 years ago -- cancer free was the goal ...

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Study Confirms Health Advantages of Vaping - Reason

Tue, 2017-02-14 23:08

Reason

Study Confirms Health Advantages of Vaping
Reason
This study, which involved long-term e-cigarette users, reinforces the results of a 2016 study finding large reductions in toxins and carcinogens among smokers who switched to vaping during a two-week experiment. Shahab et al.'s findings also jibe with ...
Vaping is 'safer than conventional cigarettes'Irish Medical Times (registration)

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Study Confirms Health Advantages of Vaping - Jacob Sullum - Townhall

Tue, 2017-02-14 23:01

Townhall

Study Confirms Health Advantages of Vaping - Jacob Sullum
Townhall
The first surgeon general's report on e-cigarettes, published in December, describes them as "an emerging public health threat." A "tip sheet for parents" that ...
Vaping is 'safer than conventional cigarettes'Irish Medical Times (registration)

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Overheating of oil can cause cancer: Study - Deccan Chronicle

Tue, 2017-02-14 19:44

Deccan Chronicle

Overheating of oil can cause cancer: Study
Deccan Chronicle
Nutrition scientists, biochemistry professors and oncologists agreed that excess heating of vegetable oils and multiple use release carcinogens and long exposure to these elements may cause cancer. (Representational image) (Photo: Pixabay).

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Talc Lobbyists Stymied Carcinogen Classification, Jury Hears - Law360 (subscription)

Fri, 2017-02-10 21:33

Talc Lobbyists Stymied Carcinogen Classification, Jury Hears
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (February 10, 2017, 10:31 PM EST) -- Talcum powder lobbyists' determination to “derail” regulators en route to classifying it as a carcinogen in 2000 paid off, jurors in a Missouri courtroom were told Friday, on the first day of ...

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Cigarette smokers inhale more cancer-causing chemicals than vapers do - Men's Fitness

Fri, 2017-02-10 12:30

Men's Fitness

Cigarette smokers inhale more cancer-causing chemicals than vapers do
Men's Fitness
The researchers found that while nicotine levels were about the same in all groups, the amount of toxic chemicals and carcinogens that were detected were significantly lower in the vapers and the nicotine replacement folks. The smokers, not ...
Switching to e-cigarettes 'substantially' reduces toxins in the bodySpectator.co.uk

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Carcinogen Intake Compared for Tobacco, E-Cigarette Use - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Tue, 2017-02-07 14:45

The Verge

Carcinogen Intake Compared for Tobacco, E-Cigarette Use
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
HealthDay News — Smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes can substantially reduce their intake of toxic chemicals and carcinogens – but only if they completely quit smoking tobacco, according to a study published online February 7 in the Annals of ...
Switching to e-cigarettes decreases toxic chemicals in smokers' peeThe Verge
E-cigarettes might actually be a safe tool for quitting smokingPopular Science
Long-term vaping 'far safer than smoking' says 'landmark' studyNHS Choices
Newstalk 106-108 fm -New Scientist -The Independent -Annals of Internal Medicine
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E-Cigarettes as Safe as Nicotine Replacement in Real-World Study - Medscape

Tue, 2017-02-07 08:03

Medscape

E-Cigarettes as Safe as Nicotine Replacement in Real-World Study
Medscape
"To our knowledge, this is the first direct comparison of the metabolite levels of nicotine and important carcinogens and toxins in long-term e-cigarette or NRT users," Lion Shahab, PhD, senior lecturer in health psychology at the University College ...

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Cancer Causing Foods: 8 Foods You Must Avoid - NDTV Food - NDTV

Tue, 2017-02-07 01:41

NDTV

Cancer Causing Foods: 8 Foods You Must Avoid - NDTV Food
NDTV
We spoke to Ms. Ritika Samaddar, Regional Head Dietetics, Max Hospitals to know about most common food sources of cancer-causing agents.

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Long-term users of e-cigarettes have decreased carcinogen and toxin levels compared to users of combustible cigarettes - 2 Minute Medicine

Mon, 2017-02-06 23:02

2 Minute Medicine

Long-term users of e-cigarettes have decreased carcinogen and toxin levels compared to users of combustible cigarettes
2 Minute Medicine
1. Former smokers who used only e-cigarettes or only nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for ?6 months (long-term) were found to have generally similar levels of nicotine but considerably reduced levels of measured carcinogens and toxins compared to ...

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Switching from smoking to vaping does reduce your carcinogens - New Scientist

Mon, 2017-02-06 16:02

New Scientist

Switching from smoking to vaping does reduce your carcinogens
New Scientist
Compared with people who were currently smokers, the team found that former smokers who had been vaping only, for six months or more, had very low levels of some of the worst carcinogens found in tobacco smoke. NNAL, a chemical heavily linked to lung ...
Study Confirms E-Cigs Provide Similar Levels of Nicotine and Less Carcinogens than CigarettesAmerican Council on Science and Health
Carcinogen Intake Compared for Tobacco, E-Cigarette UseMonthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Long-term vaping 'far safer than smoking' says 'landmark' studyNHS Choices
Newstalk 106-108 fm -The Independent -The San Diego Union-Tribune -Annals of Internal Medicine
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World Cancer Day: These carcinogens hiding in your diet are making you very sick - Hindustan Times

Sat, 2017-02-04 05:04

Hindustan Times

World Cancer Day: These carcinogens hiding in your diet are making you very sick
Hindustan Times
Charred meats and other food products are prepared through a grilling process that increases the concentration of compounds called heterocyclic aromatic amines, which are known to be potent carcinogens. Dr Vinay Bhardwaj is the head of Quantitative ...

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