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Hazardous Materials

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  • More on the 20 possible causes

    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...
  • Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms

    Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms
    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...
  • Links to more information

    - Information and links on children's environmental health, gene-environment interactions, epigenetics and other topics can be found at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. - Click for Dr. David Barker's fetal programming theory. -...
  • OSR#1: Industrial chemical or autism treatment?

    OSR#1: Industrial chemical or autism treatment?
    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. Called OSR#1, the supplement is described on its...
  • Industrial chemical OSR#1 used as autism treatment

    Industrial chemical OSR#1 used as autism treatment
    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...
  • A growing environment

    A growing environment
    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...
  • Organic: What it means on different products

    Organic: What it means on different products
    Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food and other products. But is the extra dollar worth it? The answer may depend upon personal priorities. By definition, organically grown foods are produced without most...
  • Not All Cleansers are Equal

    Not All Cleansers are Equal
    From bleach to grease-busters to deodorizers, there are plenty of chemical cleaners out there to tackle your dirtiest, grimiest, bacteria-laden situations. But there's a problem: Many of those cleaning products contribute to indoor air pollution. It's...
  • Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities

    Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities
    Officials in the U.S. and Vietnamese governments agreed in 2002 to carry out joint research on the health and environmental impact of Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants, on the assumption that aid would follow the scientific results. The Bush...
  • Most industries remain dependent on hazardous substances

    Most industries remain dependent on hazardous substances
    Second of two parts To a chemist, chlorine is the perfect compound. Easily combining with other elements and molecules, chlorine is transformed into new classes of chemicals with an endless array of uses. It disinfects water, cleans clothes, kills bugs,...
  • Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.

    Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.
    First of two parts At first, the experimental shampoo looked like a putrid salad dressing. Its oil and its water just couldn't get along. They separated in the bottle and, over time, the shampoo took on an ugly brown hue. The team at Avalon Organics,...