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Newest way to study environmental health: wristbands

Silicone accessories go beyond trendy causes
April 1, 2014

For some time now, wristbands in various colors have been worn to show the wearer’s embrace of certain causes, like the fight against cancer or the need to end cruelty to animals. A new wristband could help scientists determine the potential disease risks of exposure to substances like pesticides. The project was reported recently in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) journal Environmental Science & Technology.


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Diesel exhaust the culprit in some lung cancer deaths

December 9, 2013

An estimated 6 percent of lung cancer deaths in the United States and the United Kingdom – 11,000 deaths per year – may be due to diesel exhaust, according to a study recently published in Environmental Health Perspectives.


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Heavy metal dusts

Remove contaminants to protect your skin
April 2, 2012
Rest easy, metalheads. This article will not be expounding the harmful decibel levels or dubious lyrics of your favorite bands.


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