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Cancer From Chemicals? 3 Household Products That Are Known Carcinogens
Health & Wellness  (tags: carcinogens, household products, chemicals )

Judy
- 68 days ago - cheatsheet.com
Here are 3 household items that contain known carcinogens, so get rid of them now.
Tell Congress: Chemicals Should Be Safe, Not Secret PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, health, protection )

Anna
- 69 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Use this form to tell your members of Congress to ensure that chemicals in health and safety studies are not kept secret and that American families should not be guinea pigs when it comes to chemicals coming onto the market.
Study Identifies Toxins in Fracking Fluids and Wastewater
Health & Wellness  (tags: new study, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, toxins, chemicals, health effects )

Judy
- 169 days ago - publichealth.yale.edu
Wastewater produced by fracking may be even more toxic than the fracking fluids themselves. This led the researchers to conclude that more focus is needed to study not just what goes into the well, but what chemicals and by-products are generated...
The Shocking Ways Your Cosmetics Might Be Harming Animals and How to Choose Better
Health & Wellness  (tags: cosmetics, hmans, animals, chemicals, health, humans, research, science )

Lone
- 273 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
From cosmetic ingredient testing to chemicals used in products and their packaging, here are a few different ways cosmetics can potentially harm animals (and humans).
10 Crazy Things Pesticides Are Doing to Your Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, diet, environment, ethics, food, health, humans, pesticides, prevention, protection, research, safety )

Kathy
- 318 days ago - rodalewellness.com
Pesticides are designed to kill, although the mode of action they use to put the stranglehold on pests varies. Whether it's nerve gas-like neurological disruption, the unbalancing of key hormones, or the stunting of a plant's ability to absorb life...
We're Exposed to Hormone-Disrupting BPA Just By Breathing
Health & Wellness  (tags: Air, BPA, Chemicals, Health, Health & wellbeing, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 336 days ago - theguardian.com
Manufacturing and wastewater treatment sites are releasing bisphenol A into the air, exposing people to high levels of the chemical, according to a study.
Get BPA Out of Your Cans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, cans, chemicals, carcinogens, petitions )

Freya
- 385 days ago - action.ewg.org
Bisphenol A has been linked to breast cancer, reproductive damage, developmental problems and more! And some companies are removing it from the linings of their canned products. So why are many food brands still exposing their customers to this chemical?
Chevron Making A Killing With Water In California But at What Cost?
Health & Wellness  (tags: wastewater, fracking, Chevron, California, chemicals, irrigation, acetone, methylene chloride )

Dandelion
- 410 days ago - whowhatwhy.org
Chevron is selling treated oil field wastewater to the state which in turn is being used for irrigation on crops. Analysis of water tested revealed high levels of dangerous chemicals acetone and methylene chloride. In our food and risk to farm workers.
TAKE ACTION: Walgreens: Phase Out Toxic Chemicals in Your Products
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, cancer, endocrine disruption )

Dogan
- 452 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and our sister campaign Mind the Store have been asking Walgreens to get chemicals that are linked to cancer, endocrine disruption, and reproductive harm out of their products for two years, and they finally responded!
Urge Your Senators to Oppose a TSCA Reform Bill That Would Endanger Public Health ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, chemicals, bills )

Cher
- 470 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Join us and tell your senators that you want them to oppose the Vitter-Udall bill until the authors prioritize the health of the American public over the profits of the chemical industry.
Stop Pinkwashing Fracking Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Breast cancer, pinkwashing, Susan G Komen, pink drill, fracking, chemicals, toxins )

Dandelion
- 613 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The largest breast cancer organization in the country and a major fracking company are banding together to pinkwash fracking. They even painted drilling equipment pink! Fracking involves trucking huge quantities of toxic chemicals many cause breast cancer
Tell The EPA To Protect Children From Dangerous Chemical Facilities ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, protection, chemicals, environment )

Cher
- 635 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
1 in 10 children at nearly 10,000 schools learn and play each school day within one mile of a facility that stores large quantities of hazardous chemicals. These children -- 4.6 million in all 50 states -- are at risk of grave harm in the event of a
Urgent Action Needed: Defeat the Chemicals in Commerce Act! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, chemicals, toxins, wildlife )

Nancy
- 768 days ago - action.ewg.org
As currently drafted, the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) would allow thousands of chemicals to be treated as safe with little or no review.
Dump the Filthy Chicken Rule - Sign the Petition to President Obama and USDA!
Health & Wellness  (tags: foodchain, poultry, chicken, USDA, inspections, chemicals, chemicals in food, food safety, modernization, health, microbes treatment, warning, diet )

Angelika
- 859 days ago - dailykos.com
The U.S.D.A.is considering a rule change that would privatize poultry inspection , allowing companies to inspect chicken and turkey carcasses themselves. What happens if birds are contaminated with feces? The rule allows companies to douse them with more
These Disturbing Fast Food Truths Will Make You Reconsider Your Lunch
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, fast food, chemicals, hamburgers, tacos )

Freya
- 871 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- which one are you craving today? It's pretty likely that you have a favorite fast food chain and that you love many of the tasty options offered at these restaurants. It's hard to miss them.
 

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