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California Gets the Carcinogens out of Pepsi and Coca Cola by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Fri 12 Oct 2012 8:23pm Carcinogen-laden Coke and Pepsi Did you know that Coke and Pepsi is in the process of reformulating their products? The report, from consumer watchdog the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), says that both contain unacceptably high levels of 4-methylilidazole (4-MI), a chemical that has been linked to cancer in mice ... Read on »
Carcinogenic by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 3:43pm The post below is for this month’s Green Mom’s Carnival hosted by Tiffany of Nature Mom’s The Topic is Cancer. I don’t have a personal history with Cancer.  I know it’s in my family at the cousin or relative level but because my family is what it is, I have had no contact with those experiences. We all have heard that cancer is wi ... Read on »
More Carcinogens In Cosmetics? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Sep 2009 10:47pm Designer 856 asks… I have been hearing a lot about the manufacturing process of ethoxylation using the petrochemical ethylene oxide. Can you explain what that entails? I’ve read this process can also result in a trace contaminant called 1,4-Dioxane, a known carcinogen. If a company is using ethoxylated ingredients, but tests for and removes any p ... Read on »
Rosemary Improves Memory & Reduces Carcinogens in Grilled Meat by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Mar 2010 2:46am Rosemary grows easily in California and also in Spain, where I spent time as a Russian linguist in the Navy in the mid-1980s. Alas, I'm dating myself again. A member of the mint family, rosemary is fragrant, robust, evergreen, has lovely blue flowers when in bloom , and is easy to grow for the beginning gardener--what more could you want from ... Read on »
Expert Panel Reports on Knowledge Gaps for 20 Suspected Carcinogens by Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 9:00pm PSA Screening Leads to Aggressive Treatment, Even in Older Men at Low Risk A new study confirms previous research showing that screening for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has led to overtreatment of many prostate cancers, including aggressive treatments in older men ... Read on »
Carcinogenic Crops: Analyzing the Effect of Aflatoxin on Global Liver Cancer Rates by Environmental Health Posted Mon 31 May 2010 9:00pm Carcinogenic Crops: Analyzing the Effect of Aflatoxin on Global Liver Cancer Rates Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
High Carcinogen Levels Seen in Kids Living with Smokers by Medline Plus Posted Tue 09 Nov 2010 2:00pm Parents may not understand children's risk from secondhand smoke, researcher says By Robert Preidt Tuesday, November 9, 2010 TUESDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Tobacco carcinogens were found in the urine of 90 percent of children who lived in a home where at least one parent smoked, a new study h ... Read on »
Carcinogenic flouride levels detected by new fluoride sensor by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 12:00am - Used in the proper amounts, fluoride can make teeth stronger and aid in the treatment of osteoporosis. When excessive amounts are consumed, however, it can be a killer - a carcinogen that causes bone, lung and bladder cancers. Fluorid ... Read on »
Democratic report: carcinogens injected into wells. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 Apr 2011 9:31am Democratic report: carcinogens injected into wells - (AP) – 12 hours ago WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of gallons of potentially hazardous chemicals and known carcinogens were injected into wells by leading oil and gas service companies from 2005-2009, a report by three House Democrats said Saturday. The report said 29 of the chemicals inject ... Read on »
Formaldehyde Listed as Carcinogen by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Jun 2011 10:00am The government issued a warning last Friday about two common chemicals. It also added a botanical to the list of carcinogens.  What do these two chemicals do  and how are they classified by the National Toxicology Program that issued the report? Department of Health and Human Services added industrial chemical, formaldehyde, ... Read on »