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Chemicals that increase breast cancer risk - part 1

A review released May 12, 2014 in Environmental Health prospective suggests that the following chemicals are associated with increased risk of breast cancer.  Although few

Just launched: EWG's Sun Safety Campaign

Dear Reacers, Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States? More than 2 million Americans develop skin cancer ...
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Tobacco smoking raises risk of cervical cancer

Tuesday May 13, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in the International Journal of Cancer suggests tobacco smoking can double the risk of cervical cancer, ...
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The most comprehensive look yet at climate change

Hi, everyone -- Today, we released the third National Climate Assessment report, by far the most comprehensive look ever at climate change impacts in the United ...
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How to Prevent the Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Your Kitchen

By Dr. Mercola According to a report1 by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in October 2013, two million American adults and children become infected ...
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Dirty Dozen

Dear Readers, We know that there are hormone disruptors and other dangerous chemicals in many products. That's why EWG partnered with the Keep A Breast Foundation last ...
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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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