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PFOA promotes breast cancer cell invasion

Wednesday June 25, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study recently published in Toxicology Letters suggests that exposure to a chemical used to make strain-resistant material that

How to check for bedbugs using tips from dermatologists

How to Check For Bedbugs SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 10, 2014) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...
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Presenting EWG's First-Ever Sun Sampler Pack!

Dear Readers, Over the past 35 years, rates of melanoma – the deadliest skin cancer – have tripled in the United States. Finding a sunscreen that helps ...
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Cell phone boosts risk of vestibular schwannomas

Using cell phones may increase risk of vestibulr schwannomas, a Korean new study in Tumor Biology suggests.   The study led by Korean researchers at Yonsei University ...
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Mobile phone radiation harms your brain

Saturday June 1, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Using mobile phones (cell phones) may not cause brain cancer in every user.  But a new study in Neurological ...
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Flame retardant exposure linked to lower IQs -- study

Editor's note: The main source of flame retardant exposure for most people may be carpets at home....
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Indoor Tanning Raises Risk of Melanoma: FDA Strengthens Warnings for Sunlamp Products

Using sunlamp products such as tanning beds or tanning booths increases the risk of skin damage, skin cancer and eye injury, according to the Food ...
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Skin Cancer Patients Have More Treatment Options

Science is discovering new ways to attack cancer cells on different fronts. Since 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved five drug treatments ...
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Mobile phones linked to brain cancer - new study

Monday May 19, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A French case-control study published on May 9, 2014 in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine suggests that using ...
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Thousands Sent to Emergency Room by Preventable Pool Chemical Injuries

Press Release Embargoed Until: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 1PM ETContact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 Thousands Sent to Emergency Room by Preventable Pool Chemical Injuries Children often the ones hurt by ...
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