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Cell Phone Use Linked to Thyroid Cancer

Cell Phone Use Linked to Thyroid Cancer

A new study led by the Yale School of Public Health found that radiation from cell phones is associated with higher rates of thyroid cancer among people with genetic variations in specific genes.

Chemicals in Tap Water Projected to Cause 100,000 Cases of Cancer in U.S.

Chemicals in Tap Water Projected to Cause 100,000 Cases of Cancer in U.S.

Never before has it been more important to filter your water. The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit environmental advocacy group, warns the vast majority, or 87%, of the more than 100,000 estimated cancer cases linked to drinking tap water are due to byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and naturally occurring arsenic.

Mold in the Home: a Dangerous Dilemma

Mold in the Home: a Dangerous Dilemma

The fungus among us is no joking matter. I know because I was affected when a home I was renting was literally making me sick to the point I was having chest pains. It turned out that my symptoms were caused by exposure to mold in the house we were renting at that time.

Dogs Can Smell Cancer In Blood With Nearly 97% Accuracy

Dogs Can Smell Cancer In Blood With Nearly 97% Accuracy

Another reason dogs are man’s best friend! Trained lab dogs are making cancer detection a low-cost, non-invasive, and faster method of detecting cancer in humans. And new tests are being conducted to see if dogs can smell cancer in the breath condensate of cancer patients.

Smart Meters and Radiation Risks

Smart Meters and Radiation Risks

Upon their inception, smart meters were touted as an energy-saving device, eliminating the need for utility crew or individual inspection on a monthly basis. But as the ever-amounting evidence is indicating, these time-savers are putting us at even more health risks than previously thought. And are they really saving us money on our utility bills?

LED Streetlights Causing Increase in Cancer Risk

LED Streetlights Causing Increase in Cancer Risk

Scientists are sounding the warning that officials should limit the number of LED streetlights. They have discovered a “strong link” between the LED technology and cancer that may in fact DOUBLE the risk of prostate cancer and increase the risk of breast cancer by 1.5 times. 

Flesh-eating bacteria is not just in the water — should you be worried?

Flesh-eating bacteria is not just in the water — should you be worried?

Flesh-eating bacteria is not just in the water. It can also colonize in the sand.Given the growing concern and news reports of dangerous flesh-eating bacteria, the health department launched a new campaign to inform beach-goers on how to remain safe. The campaign — Swim it, Shore it, Dodge it — offers guidance on safety concerns.

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