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The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics

Published: 
Tue, 03/04/2014 - 10:39pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Each night at dinnertime, a familiar ritual played out in Michael Green's home: He'd slide a stainless steel sippy cup across the table to his two-year-old daughter, Juliette, and she'd howl for the pink plastic one. Often, Green gave in. 

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Paramount residents not alone in pollution fight

Published: 
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:20am
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Chemicals

Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.

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Air pollution causes lung cancer, World Health Organization says

Published: 
Tue, 10/22/2013 - 10:18pm
Category: 
Chemicals

It’s official: Breathing dirty air causes lung cancer.

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In Canada's Alberta province, oil sands boom is a two-edged sword

Published: 
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 8:25pm
Category: 
Energy

In the Cree language, the word "athabasca" means "a place where grass is everywhere." 

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Risks: More Red Meat, More Mortality

Published: 
Mon, 03/12/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Eating red meat is associated with a sharply increased risk of death from cancer and heart disease, according to a new study, and the more of it you eat, the greater the risk.