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Exposure to hormone disrupting substances, which can be found in everyday products such as pesticides, plastic packaging, BPA or canned goods, annually costs Dutch society 5.8 billion euros.
Oregon Military Department officials did the right thing when they closed the Ashland Armory to the public while lead dust is cleaned up. They should have taken action much sooner, however, to be on the safe side.
Scientists have just linked a massive, ongoing die-off of dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico with the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. But that’s not the only fallout from this spill, one of the biggest in U.S. history.
With no formal ordinance proposed, Protect South Portland is campaigning for more organic approaches.
The Welsh government wants to bring the devices in line with existing smoking laws from 2016, despite claims there is limited evidence of them harming others.
If polio has disappeared from Africa - and on Aug. 11, it will be a full year since a case has been found on that continent - then the Pakistan-Afghanistan strain will be the world’s last.
Dozens of Southern California facilities, including oil refineries, aerospace plants and metal factories, will face new requirements to reduce toxic emissions or notify their neighbors of the health risks from their operations under rules approved by air quality officials.
e brain’s foundation, frame, and walls are built in the womb. As an embryo grows into a fetus, some of its dividing cells turn into neurons, arranging themselves into layers and forming the first synapses, the organ’s electrical wiring., The brain’s foundation, frame, and walls are built in the womb. As an embryo grows into a fetus, some of its dividing cells turn into neurons, arranging themselves into layers and forming the first synapses, the organ’s electrical wiring.
Even when ozone levels meet the federal limit, experts say, there is still a danger for many, including children, the elderly and those with asthma and other respiratory problems.
Details of a draft methodology for screening potential substances to see which are endocrine disruptors were presented by the Joint Research Centre at a European Commission conference this week.
Concerned parents told KOIN 6 News they’re worried their children could be exposed to dangerous radiation if new antennas are added to a power pole in the heart of a historic Portland neighborhood.
University of Pittsburgh researchers say a groundbreaking study focusing on southwest Pennsylvania released Wednesday shows that pregnant women living near natural gas fracking wells are more likely to have babies with lower birth weights.
The very seats designed to provide safety for small children have been found to be at risk for containing toxic chemicals, according to an updated study released today by Healthystuff.org.
Polio cases in Pakistan have dropped by 70 percent this year as troops make territorial advances in the north against militants opposed to vaccination programmes, government officials have told the BBC.
Women living close to a high-density of natural gas operations were more likely to have babies with lower birth weights than women living farther from such operations, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Pittsburgh.
Pregnant women who live close to multiple fracking wells were more likely to have babies with lower birth weights than those who live farther away, according to new research.
Ikea, the Swedish home furnishing group, has vowed to spend €1bn on renewable energy and other measures to tackle climate change in a move that dwarfs what some countries are doing to address fossil fuel pollution.