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27 10, 2022

Benzene: The Carcinogen That Pops Up In Everything

By |2022-10-27T06:57:52-04:00October 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Benzene is a known carcinogen that is banned in the US and most of the world. Still, there are several benzene-related recalls every year, including a sweeping recall of 19 dry shampoo products manufactured by Unilever in October 2022. Why does benzene contamination keep happening? What is Benzene? Benzene is a colorless or yellow

2 10, 2022

Breast Cancer and Weight Gain: Study Finds Close Links

By |2022-10-02T12:51:43-04:00October 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

While weight and body composition have long been associated with cancer risk, researchers in South Korea have evidence that the amount of weight gained and possibly how quickly the weight is added could increase the risk of breast cancer. The database study explored the Korean National Health Insurance Service to identify premenopausal and postmenopausal weight

1 10, 2022

Early Onset Cancer Could Start In The Womb

By |2022-09-25T13:17:23-04:00October 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

More people under the age of 50 are diagnosed with cancer than at any time since statistics have been accurately tracked. Modern medicine and improved quality of life should make the rate of early-onset cancer less common, not more. What’s causing this disturbing trend? Like most health issues, it’s never a single variable. A combination

26 08, 2022

50% Off All Cancer Deaths Caused By Just Three Factors

By |2022-08-20T06:20:37-04:00August 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|

A new study has confirmed that smoking, alcohol, and obesity are the primary factors contributing to more than half of all cancer deaths worldwide. Today, cancer is the second most common cause of death. These three causes are a big part of the reason why. University of Washington Cancer Study: The Basics University of Washington’s

5 07, 2022

Hypertension Joins The Long of PFAS Risks

By |2022-07-13T19:17:45-04:00July 5th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Uncategorized|

Already linked to elevated cancer risks, researchers have now connected PFAS exposure with high blood pressure in middle-aged women. It’s yet another risk factor associated with PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals” that keep popping up everywhere we look.  To date, PFAS have been found in many elements of what might be mistaken as the

15 01, 2019

Dingell, Upton, Kildee Introduce Legislation to Declare PFAS Hazardous, Clean Up Contaminated Sites

By |2019-01-15T21:36:04-05:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Representative Debbie Dingell January 14, 2019 Press Release WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Dan Kildee (MI-5) introduced bipartisan legislation that designates all PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances and allows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up contaminated sites in Michigan and across the country. The EPA currently does

21 07, 2018

From the Hill: Trump taps pesticide company exec to be USDA’s chief scientist

By |2018-07-21T01:25:26-04:00July 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

  Photo by Srikanta H. U   "President Trump this week named a former Dow Chemical Company executive who worked in the company's pesticide division to be chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the third major hire of a Dow alumnus in his administration. Trump on Monday announced his intention

18 05, 2017

SUPER POISONING

By |2017-11-10T21:04:40-05:00May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Residents of a condominium complex in Petoskey, Michigan recently learned that their home was built on a Superfund site. They also learned that the air in their residences was poisoned with a cancer-causing chemical at 35 times the allowable limit.

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