Carcinogens

Syndicate content carcinogens - Google News
Google News
Updated: 5 hours 46 min ago

5 Popular Home Products That Can Be Surprisingly Toxic - OB Rag

Mon, 2014-04-14 11:15

5 Popular Home Products That Can Be Surprisingly Toxic
OB Rag
While the candle industry insists that the final product is inert, studies have shown that the burning of paraffin candles releases benzene and toluene — both known carcinogens — into the atmosphere. And even if you buy a high-end candle, it doesn't ...

Categories: Cancer News

Samsung's cancer-stricken workers topic for debate in South Korea - Parent Herald

Mon, 2014-04-14 10:59

Parent Herald

Samsung's cancer-stricken workers topic for debate in South Korea
Parent Herald
(Photo : Reuters) Samsung's cancer-stricken workers are a huge topic for debate in South Korea following a documentary illuminating the company's use of carcinogens in their plants. Samsung's cancer-stricken workers are a huge topic for debate in South ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

UCI cancer center's new director pushes for fast treatments - OCRegister

Mon, 2014-04-14 01:06

UCI cancer center's new director pushes for fast treatments
OCRegister
Dr. Richard Van Etten, the new director of UC Irvine Medical Center's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, aims to ramp up an experimental therapeutics program that will allow more Orange County residents to access new cancer drugs through ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Health expert: Poisoned parks pose no danger to the public - MiamiHerald.com

Sun, 2014-04-13 15:35

Health expert: Poisoned parks pose no danger to the public
MiamiHerald.com
Residents became alarmed last summer after revelations that some soil samples from the area showed contamination from carcinogens such as arsenic and heavy metals, including barium, lead and cadmium. Several parks are shut down while cleanup ...

Categories: Cancer News

Eliminate smoking in casinos - Washington Observer Reporter

Sat, 2014-04-12 20:30

Eliminate smoking in casinos
Washington Observer Reporter
If we have a federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to facilitate employee safety, should we not take the most basic steps to ensure that workers are not forced to be exposed to known carcinogens? Senators Greenleaf and Scavello will ...

Categories: Cancer News

Quartz Weekend Brief—The monoculture economy, “Mad Men” data, obsessive ... - Quartz

Sat, 2014-04-12 03:32

Quartz Weekend Brief—The monoculture economy, “Mad Men” data, obsessive ...
Quartz
Dozens of Koreans have developed acute forms of leukemia after exposure to carcinogens in Samsung's factories. In Businessweek, Cam Simpson has a fascinating, sad, and important investigation into the long fight between the company and its workers.

Categories: Cancer News

New EPA wood stove standards? Sure, but get them right - Bangor Daily News

Sat, 2014-04-12 02:19

Bangor Daily News

New EPA wood stove standards? Sure, but get them right
Bangor Daily News
An unnecessary and potentially dangerous number of particulates in the smoke, which contains carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, and the carcinogens benzene and formaldehyde, could be lodging in your lungs. There are legitimate health and ecological ...

Categories: Cancer News

South Texas Oil Brings Boom — As Well As Pollution's 'Toxic Soup' - KQED

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:15

South Texas Oil Brings Boom — As Well As Pollution's 'Toxic Soup'
KQED
JIM MORRIS: It's a combination of what's called volatile organic compounds and that's carcinogens like benzene would be an example. Formaldehyde would be another. There's a long list of these chemicals. On top of that you've got sulphur dioxide, which ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise ... - thejournal.ie

Fri, 2014-04-11 10:39

Leinster Express

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise ...
thejournal.ie
A SENATOR HAS accused the Environmental Protection Agency of 'being asleep at the wheel' after carcinogenic materials were released in Portlaoise just 150 metres from homes. John Whelan told the Seanad that a “blind eye has been turned to what is ...
Senator Whelan claims to have evidence of 'harmful emissions' from Portlaoise ...Leinster Express

all 2 news articles »
Categories: Cancer News

Paige Hawk: Beware of carcinogens in foods and products we buy - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:07

Paige Hawk: Beware of carcinogens in foods and products we buy
Allentown Morning Call
A few years ago, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics discovered that one of America's most adored manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson, used carcinogens in a variety of its products. The company decided to phase out these harmful substances in baby products ...

Categories: Cancer News

Paige Hawk: Beware of carcinogens in foods and products we buy - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:07

Paige Hawk: Beware of carcinogens in foods and products we buy
Allentown Morning Call
A few years ago, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics discovered that one of America's most adored manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson, used carcinogens in a variety of its products. The company decided to phase out these harmful substances in baby products ...

Categories: Cancer News

Chinese delivery of fake pharmaceuticals uncovered - WND.com

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:13

WND.com

Chinese delivery of fake pharmaceuticals uncovered
WND.com
Also, food products have been tainted with pesticides, carcinogens, bacteria and banned drugs. China was found to be raising many fish products intended for the U.S. in water contaminated with raw sewage and then compensating by using dangerous drugs ...

Categories: Cancer News

Guest Opinion: The Environment Club … more of a social club? - The Aggie

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:57

Guest Opinion: The Environment Club … more of a social club?
The Aggie
Many cities, such as San Francisco and L.A. have said no to fracking, which pollutes groundwater and our oceans with carcinogenic chemicals and has been shown to release harmful greenhouse gases and cause earthquakes. In an effort to reach out to ...

Categories: Cancer News

Farmers fight against CSG while their lobby undermines a review - Crikey

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:02

Farmers fight against CSG while their lobby undermines a review
Crikey
Some of those compounds were toxic: known carcinogens like BTEX were used in the early days of the industry, imported straight from the US, where fracking began. There are lots of dangers associated with the CSG industry's use of toxic chemicals ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

E-cigarettes raise worries - WRAL.com

Thu, 2014-04-10 20:05

Digital Trends

E-cigarettes raise worries
WRAL.com
In different samples, the FDA detected a toxic chemical used in antifreeze and some carcinogens. "Like in the early days of tobacco cigarettes, it's just not clear yet what the long-term effects of using these products are going to be," Kopf said ...
E-Cigs: Good & BadCampus Times

all 36 news articles »
Categories: Cancer News

Vape v. Smoke - knopnews2

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:33

Vape v. Smoke
knopnews2
It's the same except it has a small amount of carcinogens that are even in the patch," he said. The FDA has announced plans to regulate e–cigarettes. But until then. "We have people that have literally stopped smoking cigarettes and that is a big ...

Categories: Cancer News

Samsung's War at Home - Businessweek (blog)

Thu, 2014-04-10 13:34

Samsung's War at Home
Businessweek (blog)
Three years in the making, it was shot with intimate access to Hwang and other families of Samsung workers. It focuses on the broader movement Hwang launched to illuminate the use of carcinogens in electronics factories, especially semiconductor plants.

and more »
Categories: Cancer News