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    1. Dioxin and Precaution
    Two years ago, in 1997, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) formally concluded that dioxin causes cancer in humans. IARC is a division ...
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    2. Chlorine Chemistry News
    Several new studies have implicated chlorinated chemicals in human disease, including breast cancer and tooth decay. Chlorine chemistry is clearly the premier example of humans ...
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    3. Parkinson's
    Parkinson's disease strikes 60,000 people each year in the U.S. More than a million Americans are living with the disease at any one time. More ...
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    4. A Campaign of Reassuring Falsehoods
    Evidently the permanent government in the U.S. now sees dioxin in the food supply as a threat to itself because it has begun a new ...
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    5. Dioxins -- The View From Europe
    The term "dioxin" encompasses a family of 219 different toxic chemicals, all with similar characteristics but different potencies. In recent years, the International Agency for ...
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    6. Green Living Center: Cookware and Dishware
    USA
    Cookware choices should be made carefully for the obvious fact that you use cookware to prepare the food you and your family eat. ...
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    7. Green Living Center: Radon
    USA
    Radon gas is released during the natural breakdown of radium in soil, rock and groundwater. In certain areas of the country, this gas enters into ...
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    8. Precaution and PVC in Medicine, Pt. 2
    The chlorine industry needs to expand the production of polyvinyl chloride plastic (PVC, or "vinyl") to maintain the profitability of chlorine production. As other high-volume ...
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    9. PVC and the Breasts of Mothers
    Science and Environmental Health Network's new book-length anthology, Protecting Public Health ...
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    10. The Breast Cancer Money-Go-Round
    They're good girls and boys. Racing for the cure. Crying for the cameras. Sharing their pain. Wearing that crown of thorns like a halo. Nice ...
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    11. The Cancer War Grinds On
    In 1996 Donna Shalala, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, declared that the war on cancer was finally showing results. The death rate for ...
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    12. Against The Grain
    A new book by Marc Lappe and Britt Bailey, AGAINST THE GRAIN, makes it clear that genetic engineering is revolutionizing U.S. agriculture almost overnight. ...
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    13. Against The Grain, Part 2
    The corporations that are introducing genetically modified crops into the global ecosystem want you to think of genetic engineering as a well-understood science similar to ...
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    14. Biotech: The Pendulum Swings Back
    In recent months, opposition to genetically modified (GM) foods has exploded in both Europe and Asia. A powerful consumer/farmer backlash has spread across Europe and ...
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    15. Carcinogens Everywhere
    U.S. EPA published a report in 1998 saying that 100% of the outdoor air in the continental U.S. is contaminated with eight cancer-causing industrial chemicals ...
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    16. Despite What You May Suspect, The Danger From Radon Is Real
    The federal EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) announced in mid September 1988 that 1/3 of all U.S. homes may contain dangerous levels of radon, a ...
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    17. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 3)
    People concerned about landfills and about 'mass burn' incinerators need to pay close attention to the toxic metal, lead. Many new studies show it is ...
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    18. Dumping Computers Doesn't Compute!
    Just bought a new computer? Now wondering what to do with the old one? Do not throw it out. Recycle your old electronic equipment, or ...
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    19. Green Living Center: Carpeting and Flooring
    USA
    This resource has information about: carpeting, carpet padding, installation, natural carpets, surface treatment, cleaning, subflooring and finishes and adhesives. ...
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    20. Green Living Center: Designing Safe For Children
    USA
    From birth, babies and young children are building their immune systems. Exposure to toxic materials can hinder development and cause long term problems to their ...
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