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New York Times July 1, 2016
Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit Is in Your Control

Many cases of cancer are preventable, studies show, but this has inflamed as much as it has assuaged people's fears.

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Environmental Health News
CNN July 1, 2016
VIDEO: Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products

It was long believed that you could acquire "better living through chemistry." But that may really not be the case.

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Environmental Health News
Tech Times July 1, 2016
Exercise May Improve Stress-Related Memory Problems In Breast Cancer Survivors

A new study has provided more evidence of the benefits of engaging in physical activities and this time involving breast cancer survivors.

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Environmental Health News
Reuters July 1, 2016
What's in cigarette smoke? Most people don't know

Many people in a recent study said they'd tried to find out what chemicals are in tobacco products or smoke, but most were not familiar with components other than nicotine.

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Environmental Health News
Associated Press July 1, 2016
US House probes response to toxic chemical in drinking water

A congressional committee is asking state officials and federal environmental regulators for information about their responses to drinking water contaminated with the toxic chemical PFOA in an upstate New York village.

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Environmental Health News
Bloomberg July 1, 2016
Dupont, Chemours Handed Another Loss in Teflon Chemical Case

DuPont Co. was found liable for a man's testicular cancer in the second lawsuit to go to trial in 3,500 lawsuits over a toxic Teflon chemical found in Ohio and West Virginia waters, for which spinoff Chemours Co. had agreed to bear the cost.

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Environmental Health News
The Denver Post July 1, 2016
Elevated cancer rates found south of Colorado Springs where water supplies contain toxic chemicals

State health officials have found elevated cancer rates among residents of an area south of Colorado Springs where public water supplies contain toxic chemicals at levels exceeding an EPA health limit

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Environmental Health News
Time Magazine July 1, 2016
5 Things Wrong With Your Deodorant

You wouldn't swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients. But in some ways, smearing them under your arms in the form of deodorant or antiperspirant may be worse.

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Environmental Health News
New York Times July 1, 2016
Ugly Is the New Look for Cigarette Packs

Britain is the latest major country to restrict branding for a deadly product.

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Environmental Health News
New York Times July 1, 2016
The Urgency in Fighting Childhood Obesity

Overweight children are likely to become overweight adults - unless they adopt healthier patterns of eating and exercise.

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Environmental Health News

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