| Jul 15, 2010
The American Cancer Society and three federal agencies named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of cancer that deserve more investigation.
The group published a report with the backing of international experts who said the 20...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 12:51 PM
The American Cancer Society, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health or NIOSH, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Cancer Institute named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of...
| Jul 16, 2010
When an elderly Chicago couple were found buried alive in their debris-filled home recently, their plight became a public example of a poignant situation that faces millions of people: the inability to sort through and discard possessions, some of them...
| Jul 29, 2010
Burbank and Glendale officials on Wednesday participated in a countywide demonstration of how regional agencies would communicate after the detonation of an improvised nuclear device.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security worked with the local...
| Feb 1, 2010
An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments.
The supplement, called OSR#1, is described on the...
| Feb 15, 2010
The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people -- most of them in Europe -- say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...
| Sep 17, 2009
Generations entering college have never known a life that didn't include recycling and to keep up with their environmental mindset schools are greening up not only the curriculum but their campuses as well.
Mark Olson, dean of enrollment at North Park...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Hazardous material crews this afternoon have secured a chemical spill in the city's Bridgeport neighborhood, authorities said.
It remained unclear exactly what chemical was spilled in the 2800 block of South Archer Avenue, just south of the Stevenson...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Cell phone safety warnings are generally designed for a large man with a big head who talks less than half an hour a day.
The average toddler's head, however, weighs about half as much and is far more susceptible to the microwave radiation the phone...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:56 AM
If you're worried about your child's developing brain being affected by cell phones, try these tips to limit exposure:
Don't let toddlers or young children use cell phones. Teenagers should limit use to head sets or texting to keep the antenna away...