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How Safe Are Your Drinking Glasses? November 06, 2017

Controversial Chemical Can Linger on Your Toothbrush October 25, 2017

Triclosan is still allowed in toothpaste in U.S., but not soaps and wipes

Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical October 24, 2017

Levels in urine increasing, but health effects remain unclear

Pollution Tied to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015 October 20, 2017

Dirty air and water aren't the only culprits, new report says

Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin October 18, 2017

Immediate decontamination might help reduce harms of contact with hazardous chemicals, study suggests

After Deepwater Oil Cleanup in Gulf, Ill Effects Persist October 02, 2017

Dispersant chemicals may have triggered symptoms among workers, study says

'Off-Roading' Threat May Lurk in the Air September 22, 2017

Riders should think about toxic exposures, not just injuries: study

Many Moisturizers Aren't What They Claim to Be September 06, 2017

'Fragrance-free' and 'hypoallergenic' labeling is often misleading, study finds

Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children September 06, 2017

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

Before Volcano Buried Pompeii, Toxic Water May Have Plagued Residents August 29, 2017

Researchers found lead water pipes were laced with high amounts of potentially deadly chemical

Expert Tips to Avoid Accidental Poisonings at School August 25, 2017

Keep sanitizers, other cleaning products out of children's reach

Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments? August 25, 2017

Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs August 04, 2017

Chemicals known as PBDEs can affect generations to come, researcher says

Rush Hour Pollution May Be Worse Than Thought July 28, 2017

Higher measurements seen using in-car sensors

Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk? June 20, 2017

Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive

Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics June 20, 2017

Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study April 12, 2017

Tests for more than 700 chemicals in 38 waterways turned up surprising combinations with unknown effects

Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk April 11, 2017

One chemical in particular was linked in study to larger, more aggressive tumors

Bedbugs Building Resistance to More Insecticides April 10, 2017

Chemicals alone won't vanquish the pests, researchers say

City Snow May Be Fouled by Pollution From Cars April 07, 2017

As melting begins, chemicals can be released into air, soil and water, researchers suggest

Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies? April 04, 2017

Cats test positive for harmful chemicals found in house dust, so tots might, too, study suggests

Lead Exposure as Child, Lower IQ as Adult? March 28, 2017

Leaded gasoline in New Zealand may have stunted intellectual development, study suggests

'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens March 13, 2017

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS? February 20, 2017

Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests

Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals February 16, 2017

Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquid February 08, 2017

Their presence in 5 brands studied is troubling, researchers say

E-Cigarettes May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco, Study Suggests February 06, 2017

Vaping reduces exposure to certain chemicals, but some still question overall safety

Toxins in Your Fast-Food Packaging? February 01, 2017

Boxes, wrappers found to contain harmful fluorinated chemicals, study contends

Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study December 28, 2016

Exposure to manganese in welding fumes appears to affect movement, researchers report

Canned Food May Boost BPA Levels in Dogs: Study December 23, 2016

They are good indicator of how exposure to the widespread industrial chemical may affect people, researchers say

What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know December 07, 2016

Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

Just How Safe Is That Baby Teether? December 07, 2016

Researchers say they found harmful chemicals in 59 products

Flavored E-Cig Liquids May Contain Toxic Substances December 02, 2016

Study found lower levels in unflavored varieties when heated

Pesticide Exposures May Alter Mouth Bacteria November 28, 2016

Study of Washington farm workers finds alterations persist after growing season ends

Mercury Levels Dropping in North Atlantic Tuna November 23, 2016

Study suggests industry emission controls may lead to healthier fish

Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment November 15, 2016

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks' November 02, 2016

More than half would prefer fragrance-free hotels, workplaces

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check October 31, 2016

Controlling allergens, household pollutants can reduce need for medication, pediatricians' group says

45 Potential Toxins Found in Household Dust September 14, 2016

Chemicals come from everyday products such as furniture, carpeting, electronics and toys, researchers say

Banned PCB Chemicals Still Tied to Autism in U.S. Kids August 23, 2016

These toxins have lingered in the environment, study authors say

Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study August 11, 2016

Survivors of 1945 attacks lived almost as long as others and their children show no apparent health effects

6 Million Americans Drink Water Tainted With Toxic Chemicals: Report August 09, 2016

Many systems contain high levels of PFASs, which are linked to cancer, other health issues, study says

Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study August 04, 2016

Access to household cleaning products to blame, experts say

E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors: Study July 27, 2016

Levels depend on type and age of device, and they increase as it heats up

Beware Broken Glow Sticks July 04, 2016

Contents can irritate skin, eyes, mouth, poison-control experts say

FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer? June 29, 2016

Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time

Clean Pools Can Still Pose Health Hazards June 02, 2016

When disinfectants mix with sweat, personal care products and urine, dangerous byproducts can form, study says

Antibacterial Agent May Not Be a Dirty Word After All: Study May 18, 2016

Triclosan is ingredient used in some cleaning products and toothpastes

Pesticides Linked to Raised Risk of ALS May 09, 2016

One toxin in particular was tied to sixfold higher odds of developing Lou Gerhrig's disease

Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England May 02, 2016

Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

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