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How do you filter out Benzene?

VOCs are one of the most prevalent indoor air pollutants. They are released by many common materials, from foams to carpets to paints. House air circulation is not very conducive to adequate ...
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Eating burned food

cancer.gov Heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are chemicals formed when muscle meat, including beef, pork, fish, or poultry, is cooked using high-temperature ...
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What are we putting on our faces!?! Why don't we have an agency like the FDA approving/monitoring the safety of cosmetics?

Cosmetics sold in China are subject to control by administrative licensing under the “Supervising Rules of Cosmetics Hygiene” regulations published by the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic ...
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How carcinogenic are neoprene coated dumbbells?

The chemical name for neoprene is polychloroprene and is a polymer of chloroprene. Chloroprene is suspected of causing cancer, but that does not mean that its polymer causes cancer. For instance, ...
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What are potentially carcinogenic prostatic secretions

A potential way the "carcinogenic substances in prostate sections" hypothesis took off is when Graham Giles began doing interviews with the lay press¹ʼ². Generating the fluid involves ...
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Are dosages of Saccharin Sodium in food are non-carcinogenic?

The PubChem article you linked (National Center for Biotechnology Information, n.d.) stated that When heated to decomposition this compound emits very toxic fumes of SOx and NOx. It may also emit ...
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Should I be worried about glyphosate exposure?

Glyphosphate is an organophosphate compound that is used a herbicide - it is generally aimed at inhibiting enzyme synthesis in plants. Generally, on oral intake from raw produce can produce toxicity, ...
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