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Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries October 08, 2015

Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study September 25, 2015

But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

Antibacterial Soaps Fail to Beat Plain Soap September 17, 2015

Short exposure to specific germ-killing ingredients doesn't get hands cleaner, study says

Pesticide Exposure Tied to Diabetes Risk September 16, 2015

Review finds these chemicals may boost odds of blood sugar disease by about 60 percent

Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk September 14, 2015

Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

Research Spots Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vietnam Vets September 03, 2015

Exposed veterans have higher rates of precursor condition to multiple myeloma, study shows

Breast-Feeding May Pass Common Chemical to Baby, Study Shows August 21, 2015

And PFASs appear to lower effectiveness of some childhood vaccinations, researchers add

Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids August 10, 2015

Man who worked at recycling company brought toxins home to his kids via his clothes and hair, expert says

New Federal Rules Could Shield Workers from Common Lung Toxin August 06, 2015

Beryllium is often present in heavy industry, can cause lung cancer and other ills

Consumer Reports Takes Liquid Detergent Pods Off 'Recommended' List July 16, 2015

Nonprofit also urges they not be used in homes with children under 6 years of age

Formaldehyde in Embalming Fluid May Raise ALS Risk for Funeral Directors July 14, 2015

Previous animal research has shown link between chemical and fatal neurological disease

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products July 09, 2015

Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report July 08, 2015

Health experts, big retailer say they're concerned about findings on products from China

Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers June 23, 2015

Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic

Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study June 16, 2015

Higher exposure to DDT in the womb linked to four times the risk of disease

Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds June 11, 2015

Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says June 03, 2015

Research found greater exposure tied to more hyperactivity and impulsivity in boys

It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics May 18, 2015

While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

Cat Health Problem Might Be Linked to Flame Retardants May 01, 2015

Researchers search for causes of feline hyperthyroidism

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study April 16, 2015

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study March 19, 2015

Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study March 17, 2015

But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

Mountain Dwellers in Argentina Have Adapted to High Arsenic Levels March 13, 2015

Gene change allows some people in Andean region to metabolize the toxic chemical, study says

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development February 19, 2015

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says February 03, 2015

Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma February 03, 2015

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds January 30, 2015

Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals were more likely to deliver early

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women January 28, 2015

Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link

High Levels of Cancer-Linked Chemical in E-Cigarette Vapor, Study Finds January 21, 2015

When users turn up the heat, formaldehyde levels may increase as well

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study December 10, 2014

Children's IQs were about 7 points lower among mothers with the highest exposures

BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study December 08, 2014

Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

Medical Products Used With Preemies in Hospitals May Harm Them, Study Suggests November 13, 2014

Exposure to chemical used in tubing, catheters, bags far exceeds safe levels, may disrupt hormones, growth

Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans November 12, 2014

One type has never been detected before, the other is a surprise because it was phased out of kids' pajamas

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery November 03, 2014

New technology promising in animal trial; might prevent serious injuries in kids

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development October 29, 2014

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk? October 24, 2014

Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts October 22, 2014

Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn October 16, 2014

Young children may be attracted to the brightly colored chemicals, study suggests

Those Little Gas Spills When You Fill Up May Harm the Environment October 10, 2014

Splashes add up to nearly 400 gallons a decade at typical service station, study says

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids October 06, 2014

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal September 24, 2014

Study found minor differences between three therapies

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids September 17, 2014

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Common Chemicals May Lower Testosterone Levels, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Phthalates, found in plastics and personal care products, may disrupt sexual development, experts say

Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds July 15, 2014

But critics say the analysis misses some important points

Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental Toxins June 25, 2014

Lack of information and research often cited as reasons, study finds

Pavement Sealant Ban Linked to Cleaner Lake Water June 24, 2014

Lake that receives city water runoff contains less potential cancer-causing chemicals after ban, study finds

Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs? May 28, 2014

Study found higher levels of the chemicals in mom also upped chances of hyperactivity in kids by age 5

As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips May 15, 2014

Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study May 15, 2014

In analysis of 40 California sites, all had chemicals indoors, with higher levels linked to foam furniture