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Chinese toys containing carcinogens detected in HCM City - VietNamNet Bridge

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:57

VietNamNet Bridge

Chinese toys containing carcinogens detected in HCM City
VietNamNet Bridge
Chinese toys containing carcinogens detected in HCM City. VietNamNet Bridge – Randomly checking toys products in some wholesale toy stores in HCM City, the authorities have detected toxic chemicals that can cause cancer, infertility and affect the brain.

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Food fact or fiction? - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 2014-01-13 17:45

Stuff.co.nz

Food fact or fiction?
Stuff.co.nz
Myths about nutrition are nothing new but thanks to the internet, misinformation about food can spread like a virus as half truths are rapidly twisted into 'facts'. Myth: Olive oil produces carcinogens when it's heated. Fact. What's true is that when ...

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City panel agrees to ban e-cigarettes where smoking is prohibited - Chicago Sun-Times

Mon, 2014-01-13 16:34

City panel agrees to ban e-cigarettes where smoking is prohibited
Chicago Sun-Times
Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) added, “There might be some carcinogens in meat or some of the vegetables. We've got open kitchens in restaurants and all of those vapors. There may be some carcinogens in them. Are we going to prohibit restaurants from ...

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Russia Says Latvia Sprats Contain High Levels of Carcinogens - RIA Novosti

Mon, 2014-01-13 09:17

Russia Says Latvia Sprats Contain High Levels of Carcinogens
RIA Novosti
Benzopyrene is a carcinogen that can be created during food manufacturing processes, such as heating oil at a high temperature. Scientists say the chemical can be dangerous to consume even in small quantities. In the past, countries whose food exports ...

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Russia Says Latvia Sprats Contain High Levels of Carcinogens - RIA Novosti

Mon, 2014-01-13 09:17

Russia Says Latvia Sprats Contain High Levels of Carcinogens
RIA Novosti
Benzopyrene is a carcinogen that can be created during food manufacturing processes, such as heating oil at a high temperature. Scientists say the chemical can be dangerous to consume even in small quantities. In the past, countries whose food exports ...

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CES 2014 Wrapup: Cigr8's E-Cigar Turns Heads - DailyTech

Mon, 2014-01-13 02:24

CES 2014 Wrapup: Cigr8's E-Cigar Turns Heads
DailyTech
Notably electronic smokes lack the tar and some of the other toxic carcinogens, which are produced either from fillers commonly used or by the physical burning process in mass-market cigarettes. And one must also be cautious in that e-cigarettes are ...

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Food Irradiation: Facts and Figures - Food Safety News

Mon, 2014-01-13 00:17

Food Safety News

Food Irradiation: Facts and Figures
Food Safety News
Center for Food Safety has also expressed concerns about potential carcinogens created in the irradiation process, such as benzene and toluene. Eustice said that those claims have “no validity whatsoever,” likening the amount of benzene created from ...

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Food fact or fiction? - Sydney Morning Herald (blog)

Mon, 2014-01-13 00:15

Food fact or fiction?
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
Myths about nutrition are nothing new but thanks to the internet, misinformation about food can spread like a virus as half truths are rapidly twisted into 'facts'. Myth: Olive oil produces carcinogens when it's heated. Fact. What's true is that when ...

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Thumbs up/down for Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 - Janesville Gazette

Mon, 2014-01-13 00:07

Thumbs up/down for Monday, Jan. 13, 2014
Janesville Gazette
But Maureen Busalacchi of Health First Wisconsin said it's hard to know how dangerous the carcinogens in unregulated e-cigarettes might be, that e-cigarettes will entice children to smoke and that other methods for kicking tobacco habits are proven ...

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Stop polluting the air with wood fires - Napa Valley Register

Sun, 2014-01-12 00:41

Stop polluting the air with wood fires
Napa Valley Register
Wood smoke is similar to cigarette smoke, containing carcinogenic components such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), dioxin, fine particulate matter, sulfur dioxide and various irritant gases such as oxides of nitrogen that scar the lungs.

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Dealing with e-waste - Oman Tribune

Sat, 2014-01-11 20:04

Dealing with e-waste
Oman Tribune
The widespread practice, by some recyclers and waste dealers, of exporting electronic waste to developing countries has created bustling scrap economies in poor parts of China and Africa while exposing large numbers of people to toxins and carcinogens.

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Risk Factors For Breast Cancer, Wrong Again - OpEdNews

Sat, 2014-01-11 18:19

OpEdNews

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer, Wrong Again
OpEdNews
1) Xeno-estrogens and carcinogens in our food and environment that cause breast cancer. Specifically pesticides, such as DDT lindane, plastics, etc.(2-4). 2) Iodine deficiency is a known risk factor for fibrocystic breast disease and breast cancer.(7-11).

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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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