User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Toxics
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Taxing health benefits unnecessary 22.7.2009 Custom Search
Congressional discussions over how to pay for health-care reform are being hindered by several myths that obscure the value of the employer-sponsored health plans covering more than 160 million Americans. Persistent misconceptions about the "tax-favored treatment" of employer-sponsored coverage are that it (1) leads to overconsumption of health services and (2) favors the wealthy.
State site may become mercury waste dump 18.7.2009 Durango Herald
DENVER - Environmental groups are gearing up for a hearing next week about whether Colorado will become a dump site for hazardous mercury wastes.
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Probe debates study's ethics 6.7.2009 Durango Herald
A federal investigation has found heart attack survivors enrolled in a study of a controversial alternative medicine treatment were not told enough about potential dangers from the drug being tested, including death.
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Cañon City residents fear risk of former mill's radioactivity 5.7.2009 Denver Post: Local
Under pressure from Coloradans, the government has launched a review of radon emission standards at uranium-processing facilities. ...
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Rise in deformities should trigger action on endocrine disruptors 30.6.2009 Durango Herald
Some of the first eerie signs of a potential health catastrophe came as bizarre deformities in water animals, often in their sexual organs.
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Did toxic chemical in Iraq cause GIs' illnesses? 28.6.2009 Custom Search
Larry Roberta's every breath is a painful reminder of his time in Iraq. He can't walk a block without gasping for air. His chest hurts, his migraines sometimes persist for days and he needs pills to help him sleep.
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Riding roads for health, community 27.6.2009 Durango Herald
In a community where bikes rival cars for numbers, the Trails 2000 Commuter Challenge, also known as Ride to Work Day, on Wednesday would seem to be just another day. But a number of companies made the day a family affair.
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-- Air cancer risk lowest in Coconino County 25.6.2009 Custom Search
WASHINGTON -- Millions of people living in nearly 600 neighborhoods across the country are breathing concentrations of toxic air pollutants that put them at a much greater risk of contracting cancer, according to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
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-- Air cancer risk lowest in Coconino County 25.6.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON -- Millions of people living in nearly 600 neighborhoods across the country are breathing concentrations of toxic air pollutants that put them at a much greater risk of contracting cancer, according to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Air has elevated cancer risk in 600 neighborhoods; but not in Coconino Co. 25.6.2009 Custom Search
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people living in nearly 600 neighborhoods across the country are breathing concentrations of toxic air pollutants that put them at a much greater risk of contracting cancer, according to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Wyoming's expanded vet lab could lead way to brucellosis vaccine 24.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
LARAMIE, Wyo. » Gov. Dave Freudenthal and others gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday for an addition to the State Veterinary Laboratory where officials say researchers could one day develop an effective vaccine against brucellosis.
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Air they breathe puts millions at higher risk of cancer 24.6.2009 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Millions of people living in nearly 600 neighborhoods across the country are breathing concentrations of toxic air pollutants that put them at a much greater risk of contracting cancer, according to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Study: Anti-nausea drug safe for pregnant women 22.6.2009 Durango Herald
For the first time, a large study shows that pregnant women who suffer morning sickness are not risking harm to their babies if they take a certain anti-nausea drug. The result may lead more doctors to prescribe the drug metoclopramide and women to feel less guilty about using it during their baby's crucial first few months of development, experts said.
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Teachers sounded mercury alarm 2 years before spill 19.6.2009 azcentral.com | news
Agua Fria High School teachers repeatedly warned district administration of potentially dangerous chemicals for almost two years before a mercury spill on campus, according to e-mails released this week by the Avondale Police Department.
Toxic fuel pellets seized 15.6.2009 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Police across Italy have seized 10,000 tons of wood-fuel pellets contaminated by a radioactive substance, news reports said Sunday.
Mining industry wants Nevada to postpone mercury regs 10.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
LAS VEGAS » The Nevada Mining Association wants the state to postpone ordering the industry to install additional mercury emissions control equipment until the federal government reveals its plans for gold mining pollution this summer.
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Tests show many supplements have quality problems 10.6.2009 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Lead in ginkgo pills. Arsenic in herbals. Bugs in a baby's colic and teething syrup. Toxic metals and parasites are part of nature, and all of these have been found in "natural" products and
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Contaminants lurk in many 'natural' products 10.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Lead in ginkgo pills. Arsenic in herbals. Bugs in a baby's colic and teething syrup. Toxic metals and parasites are part of nature, and all of these have been found in "natural" products and dietary supplements in recent years.
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Defending your health 8.6.2009 Durango Herald
Tai chi, one of the martial arts that originated in the Orient as a method of self-defense, isn't associated in the West with tough-guy movies. It is better known here as a healing art. "Tai chi is taught in the United States for its health benefits," said Dr. Pam Kircher, a family physician, master tai chi teacher and trainer of tai chi instructors. "It can bring greater health for
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A well work force leads to lower health care costs 6.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
It's often tough to stay healthy at work: There are the long hours of sitting in front of a computer, the stress that takes a toll on our bodies and our spirits, the nearby vending machines full of junk food and the seemingly endless supply of goodies brought in by coworkers for birthdays and
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