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Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Breast Cancer - Science Times

Fri, 2015-05-01 21:28

Science Times

Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Breast Cancer
Science Times
Breastfeeding has long been recommended by many of the leading medical authorities, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The decision to breastfeed is a personal one and is likely to ...
Beneficial breastfeeding is superb at cutting risk of breast cancer study findsTimes Gazette
Breastfeeding leads to lower risk of breast cancer recurrenceUncover California
Breastfeeding can reduce risk of death for women diagnosed with breast cancerTimes Gazette
Diabetes Insider -Benchmark Reporter -SavingAdvice.com
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Letter: Toy makers ignore the deadly risks - Albany Times Union

Fri, 2015-05-01 15:01

Letter: Toy makers ignore the deadly risks
Albany Times Union
That suggests my cancer was probably the result of childhood exposures to carcinogens. Nearly all the others I've met who had cancer in their 20s are now dead; I've attended too many funerals. Toxins in children's products are not some theoretical risk.

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9 Things to Consider Before You Try E-Cigarettes to Stop Smoking - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 2015-05-01 11:22

U.S. News & World Report

9 Things to Consider Before You Try E-Cigarettes to Stop Smoking
U.S. News & World Report
But e-cigs don't contain tobacco or the many other carcinogens and toxins found in traditional cigarettes. Smoking is a major risk factor for lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease and other medical conditions. 3. E-cigarette ...
Strange Bedfellows: E-Cigarettes And Big TobaccoSeeking Alpha
E-cigarette retailers welcome and worry about proposed Indiana regulationsAl Jazeera America
Point: Does the Risk of E-Cigarettes Exceed Potential Benefits? YesMedPage Today

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Firefighters and Cancer: From battling flames to fighting for their lives - WIAT 42

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:58

WIAT 42

Firefighters and Cancer: From battling flames to fighting for their lives
WIAT 42
Diesel exhaust is a recognized carcinogen, and if proper precautions aren't taken, it can also contaminate a firefighter's living quarters. “I mean, their exposure contact is huge,” says Dr. Phillip K. Bobo, the occupational health doctor for the city ...

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Microbeads could be harming you before they're washed down the drain - WMTV

Thu, 2015-04-30 20:51

WMTV

Microbeads could be harming you before they're washed down the drain
WMTV
Those PCB's, DDT's are known to be carcinogens," said Vander Zanden. Vander Zanden says toxic contaminants in the environment are attracted to the plastic microbeads are made from. A fish consumes the microbeads with toxins, and then we may ...

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Not so pretty: women apply an average of 168 chemicals every day - The Guardian

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:38

The Guardian

Not so pretty: women apply an average of 168 chemicals every day
The Guardian
Some of these chemicals are completely harmless, but others are endocrine disruptors, carcinogens and neurotoxins, most of which have not been independently reviewed for safety before hitting store shelves. And there is growing concern that the ...

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This Simple Trick Turns Sliced Apples Into a Super Portable Snack - TIME

Thu, 2015-04-30 14:47

This Simple Trick Turns Sliced Apples Into a Super Portable Snack
TIME
Trying to pack more healthy snacks for yourself or your family members? Try this “tic-tac-toe” method of cutting an apple. It's easier and faster than the way you're probably cutting apples now — and then you can use a rubber band to keep the slices ...

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These Jobs Are As Carcinogenic As Pesticides And Cigarettes - Vocativ

Thu, 2015-04-30 11:40

Vocativ

These Jobs Are As Carcinogenic As Pesticides And Cigarettes
Vocativ
Food is the most common scapegoat—in one telling study, scientists chose 50 ingredients from random cookbooks and reviewed the literature to find that 80 percent were carcinogenic. But perhaps the best example of science's current oncologic witch-hunt ...

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Breast cancer less likely to recur in women with history of breastfeeding - Medical News Today

Thu, 2015-04-30 08:07

Medical News Today

Breast cancer less likely to recur in women with history of breastfeeding
Medical News Today
Breastfeeding may make the breasts less susceptible to carcinogens, leading to slower growing tumors. The team behind the new study, from the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, CA, claims that this is the first study to examine the role ...
Breastfeeding cuts cancer risk, study findsCowra Community News

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Cook's Choice: A tasty, healthy treat in a snap - Herald & Review

Thu, 2015-04-30 02:33

Cook's Choice: A tasty, healthy treat in a snap
Herald & Review
According to eatingwell.com, asparagus, along with avocado, kale and Brussels sprouts, is a source of a detoxifying chemical that helps break down carcinogens. My research also informed me that steaming it releases those good cancer-fighting chemicals.

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E-cigarette retailers welcome and worry about proposed Indiana regulations - Al Jazeera America

Thu, 2015-04-30 00:49

Al Jazeera America

E-cigarette retailers welcome and worry about proposed Indiana regulations
Al Jazeera America
Mike Cline, 64, started selling electronic cigarettes almost by accident. A lifelong smoker, he took the advice of his son and on Nov. 7, 2009, tried a popular alternative to smoking cigarettes. He inhaled from an e-cigarette. "I haven't wanted a ...
Point: Does the Risk of E-Cigarettes Exceed Potential Benefits? YesMedPage Today

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Erie County earns an “A” for air quality - wivb.com

Wed, 2015-04-29 17:08

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Erie County earns an “A” for air quality
wivb.com
But Heaney said concentrations of hazardous chemicals, such as benzene, formaldehyde, and other carcinogens are still high. “We still have the highest benzene levels of all of New York state, so–progress, but still a long way to go.” Ozone levels ...

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Latin American Organizations Campaign to Ban Monsanto - teleSUR English

Wed, 2015-04-29 11:29

teleSUR English

Latin American Organizations Campaign to Ban Monsanto
teleSUR English
Over 30,000 doctors and health professionals in Argentina are the latest to add their voice to the fight against Monsanto, asking the federal government to ban its products after recent studies found they may contain carcinogens, press reports stated ...

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How to Trick Yourself Into Buying Healthier Food - TIME

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:13

How to Trick Yourself Into Buying Healthier Food
TIME
Savvy shoppers know the two golden rules of the supermarket: shop the perimeter, where the fresh produce is stashed, and never go to the grocery store hungry. Now, a series of new studies adds a third rule: eat an apple before you shop. People who did ...

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Flournoy: Harmful chemicals in our food - Shreveport Times

Tue, 2015-04-28 22:16

Shreveport Times

Flournoy: Harmful chemicals in our food
Shreveport Times
It is mind boggling. Of the 45, six are known or probable carcinogens, 16 suspected hormone disruptors, seven neurotoxins, six development or reproductive toxins, and 12 honeybee toxins. This list is just from strawberries, but you can search for other ...

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Boston Fire Department targets health of firefighters - Boston Globe (subscription)

Tue, 2015-04-28 22:02

Boston Fire Department targets health of firefighters
Boston Globe (subscription)
Finn said many reasons are to blame, including carcinogens that become embedded in gear and exposure to toxins. The department has budgeted $3 million to buy high-tech air tanks and masks that firefighters can wear for longer periods. The older masks ...

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History of breastfeeding can improve breast cancer prognosis, study says - OregonLive.com

Tue, 2015-04-28 14:48

OregonLive.com

History of breastfeeding can improve breast cancer prognosis, study says
OregonLive.com
... Permanente Division of Research and senior author of the study, said in a prepared statement, "Breastfeeding may increase the differentiation of ductal cells in the breast, making them less susceptible to carcinogens or facilitate the excretion of ...
History of breastfeeding associated with reduced risk of breast cancer recurrenceScience Daily
Breast-feeding cuts moms' risk of breast cancer, study showsSFGate
Breastfeeding lowers cancer risk, study showsBreakingNews.ie

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Duke Energy to hand out bottled water in North Carolina after wells polluted - The Guardian

Tue, 2015-04-28 13:24

The Guardian

Duke Energy to hand out bottled water in North Carolina after wells polluted
The Guardian
Those letters say that chemicals associated with coal ash – including vanadium, which can cause respiratory problems, as well as carcinogens such as hexavalent chromium had been found at levels that exceed state standards. “In order to reduce or ...

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Lawmakers Target E-Cigarettes, Vaporizers for Cash - NBC Connecticut

Mon, 2015-04-27 19:50

NBC Connecticut

Lawmakers Target E-Cigarettes, Vaporizers for Cash
NBC Connecticut
According to the American Lung Association, vaporizer fluid contains carcinogens, and there is no link between quitting smoking and using of vaporizers. State Rep. Jeffrey Berger, who chairs the committee that decides on tax policy for the General ...

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Pipeline would hurt our future - Albany Times Union

Mon, 2015-04-27 14:35

Pipeline would hurt our future
Albany Times Union
It leads to the release of volatile organic compounds, which are known carcinogens, neurotoxins and endocrine disruptors. It leads to ground level ozone, reducing crop yields by as much as 30 percent. Fracked gas from the radioactive Marcellus Shale ...

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