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Arsenic, lead, mercury linked to cardiovascular disease

Heavy metal pollution not only lowers IQ in children, but also can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a report in ISRN Hypertension. The ...
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Wi-Fi may harm male fertility

Sunday Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Using a laptop on your lap when connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi may affect your fertility if you ...
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Dental x-ray linked to thyroid cancer

Friday Nov 22, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Exposure to dental x-ray or radiation may increase risk of thyroid cancer, according to a study published in Acta ...
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Tips for Saving Energy During the Winter

In the winter, when many people turn on their heaters and put up holiday lights, gas and electric bills can be much higher than usual. According ...
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Shift work boosts metabolic syndrome risk

A new study finds higher risk of metabolic syndrome in shift workers, compared with those working daytime.  Researchers analyzed data from 1667 of Japanese male ...
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Health alert: High tungsten levels double stroke risk

Sunday Nov 17, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in PLoS One suggests that high levels of tungsten in the body may increase risk of ...
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BPA in dialysis machine components may be toxic to patients' cells (PR)

Contact: Kurtis Pivertkpivert@asn-online.org202-699-0238American Society of Nephrology  BPA in dialysis machine components may be toxic to patients' cells Atlanta, GA (November 7, 2013)—Levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in ...
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Prevent Heartworms in Pets Year-Round

   Print & Share (PDF 296 K) En Español On this page: Putting Pets at Risk An Indoor Issue as Well FDA-Approved Heartworm Preventatives for Dogs and Cats If you’ve been to ...
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FDA Consumer: Why Are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick

 Print & Share (PDF 243 K) En Español On this page: What to Look Out For What FDA Is Doing If you have a dog or cat that became ill ...
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