News tagged with carcinogen

FDA debates tougher cancer warning on tanning beds

(AP) -- Just as millions head to tanning beds to prepare for spring break, the Food and Drug Administration will be debating how to toughen warnings that those sunlamps pose a cancer risk. Yes, sunburns are particularly ...

dateJan 18, 2010 in Cancer
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Toxic metal in kids' jewelry from China

(AP) -- Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being ...

dateJan 10, 2010 in Health
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Study raises concerns about outdoor second-hand smoke

Indoor smoking bans have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, but a new University of Georgia study in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that these outdoor smoking ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Health
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A new explanation of 'Asian paradox'

There is abundant evidence of an association between Helicobacter pylori chronic infection and gastric cancer. The incidence of gastric cancer is much higher in Japan than Indonesia. A research from Indonesia and Japan found ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Cancer
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