Posts in the “Cancer-Causing Agents Cancer-Causing Agents” category:

Consumer Reports: Too Many Sodas Contain Potential Carcinogens

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 23rd, 2014 |

Date: 1/23/14 Outlet Full Name: CNN Author: William Hudson http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/23/health/consumer-reports-soda-caramel-coloring/ A chemical found in many sodas may be dangerous to your health, Consumer Reports says. And no, it’s not sugar (this time). The golden-brown color of many soft drinks comes with a dose of the chemical 4-methylimidazole, or 4-MeI. On U.S. product labels it appears… Read More

Silica Exposure May Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 11th, 2014 |

News Headline: Silica Exposure May Increase Lung Cancer Risk Date: 1/11/14 Outlet Full Name: UPI Author: No author http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2014/01/11/Silica-exposure-may-increases-lung-cancer-risk/UPI-80161389492825/ ATLANTA, Jan. 11 (UPI) — A meta-analysis found strong and consistent evidence that silica exposure increases lung cancer risk, U.S. researchers say. Elizabeth Ward, national vice president of intramural research for the American Cancer Society, and… Read More

Diesel engines blamed for 11,000 lung cancer deaths

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 2nd, 2013 |

News Headline:  Diesel engines blamed for 11,000 lung cancer deaths Date:  12/2/13 Outlet Full Name: Recombu Author: Ben Griffin http://recombu.com/cars/articles/news/diesel-engine-blamed-for-11-000-lung-cancer-deaths# Diesel engines may be better for fuel economy, but not necessarily your health. A study by Environmental Health Perspectives has linked them to an estimated 11,000 lung cancer deaths per year. The study claims that, even though… Read More

Birth Control Pills, Hormone Therapy, and Lung Cancer Risk

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 9th, 2013 |

News Headline: Birth Control Pills, Hormone Therapy, and Lung Cancer Risk Date: 9/9/13 Outlet Full Name: Lynne Eldridge Author Name: About.com – Lung Cancer http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2013/09/06/birth-control-pills-hormone-therapy-and-lung-cancer-risk.htm We’ve known for some time that there is a link between estrogen and lung cancer. But what kind of link (or links) that estrogen containing medications such as birth control… Read More

Air toxins, asthma and lung cancer in East County: What’s the connection?

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 6th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Air toxins, asthma and lung cancer in East County: What’s the connection? Date: 9/6/13 Outlet Full Name: Antioch Herald Author Name: Jeff Belle http://antiochherald.com/2013/09/air-toxins-asthma-and-lung-cancer-in-east-county-whats-the-connection/ Air quality, optimal health and community growth are major concerns for residents of Contra Costa County. Equally important is the fact that business and industry are vital to economic… Read More

Danger in the Air: How to Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 7th, 2013 | No comments

Danger in the Air: How to Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer Hollace Schmidt, May 7, 2013 Lung cancer is earning a scary new reputation as a disease that can strike fit young women who’ve never smoked. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself. Lung Cancer and Nonsmokers: Know Your Risk Kathy O’Brien of… Read More