Posts Tagged ‘chemicals’

Certain Chemicals Increase Men’s Heart Disease Risk

Chemicals Increase Men's Heart Disease Risk

Certain chemicals increase the risk of men developing heart disease, plus these chemicals also are linked to obesity and thyroid abnormalities. These chemicals known as phthalates are used in medicines, food packaging, and toys. They increase men’s risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure, new research reveals. You can read…

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Cleaning Chemicals Are Linked to Thyroid Cancer

Cleaning Chemicals Are Linked to Thyroid Cancer

Cleaning chemicals are linked to thyroid cancer, a recent study revealed. The chemicals the study looked at were deodorizers, sanitizers, disinfectants and sterilizers mainly used on the job by the employees. Occupational exposure to these chemicals, known as biocides, was associated with a 65 percent higher risk of thyroid cancer, the study found. For people whose…

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EPA And FDA Approved Chemicals: Are They Really Safe?

EPA-FDA Approved Chemicals

EPA and FDA Approved Chemicals: Are They Really Safe? The news hasn’t been very good lately. The water in Flint, the removal of 19 chemicals from antibacterial soaps (http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/02/492394717/fda-bans-19-chemicals-used-in-antibacterial-soaps), and now a large group of scientists in Europe are supporting an appeal to the European Commission regarding its proposed regulation to establish criteria for identifying…

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PFOA-A Cancer Causing Chemical At High Levels

PFOA

PFOA is a cancer causing chemical at extremely high levels in the northeast. Bennington and North Bennington residents who were tested for a cancer-causing chemical had, on average, five times the normal amount in their systems, according to new lab results. The Vermont Health Department tested 477 adults and children for PFOA at eight blood…

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9 chemicals to avoid feeding your kids

  The rise in diagnosed cases of thyroid disease, ADD and ADHD is bringing up talk about the chemicals in our food. I totally agree with Julie Revelant and her position of avoiding these 9 chemicals, both for your children and yourself. By Julie Revelant  FoxNews.com Your children might love sandwiches, hot dogs, and the occasional…

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