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29 Nov Kristof: Contaminating our bodies with everyday products. In recent weeks, two major medical organizations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products all around us. Unregulated substances, they say, are sometimes linked to breast and prostate cancer, genital deformities, obesity, diabetes and infertility. New York Times.

18 Nov After the flames, firefighters face ongoing risks. There are multiple risks firefighters take on a regular basis, and among those is a heightened risk of cancer.  The numbers got the attention of Tony Gumber, president of the Tyler Professional Firefighters Association. KTRE TV.

17 Nov Avoid nonstick cookware. Healthy eating goes beyond the ingredient list of a meal, and the cookware that is used during its preparation is of equal importance. Asbury Park Press.

11 Nov Hoosick Falls, New York, worried chemical may be in drinking water. People packed a village meeting in Hoosick Falls Tuesday night after receiving a notice their water might be contaminated. Albany WTEN TV.

19 Oct Ohio firefighters battle for cancer care. The scars on Mark Rine?s back make an X, like the suspenders he wore while fighting fires with the Columbus Fire Department. Gannett News Service.

9 Oct DuPont found liable in Teflon trial. After less than one full day of deliberation, a jury in Columbus, Ohio, found DuPont liable for $1.6 million in a personal injury claim over C8 contamination. The Intercept.

7 Oct Lawsuit over DuPont Teflon-making chemical C8 goes to jury. The first lawsuit against DuPont by a cancer patient who claims her disease was linked to a chemical used in the making of Teflon went to jurors at a U.S. federal court in Ohio on Tuesday after three weeks of testimony. Reuters.

2 Oct US lawsuit making waves in Australia as communities deal with toxic water contamination. Claims have emerged that a U.S. lawsuit centered on chemical contamination could have ramifications for Australian communities. Australia ABC News.

24 Sep Tennessee Riverkeeper to sue 3M, Decatur over chemicals found in river. Environmental advocacy group Tennessee Riverkeeper announced Wednesday that it intends to sue chemical manufacturer 3M Company, the city of Decatur and others over what it called "an imminent and substantial endangerment to health and the environment." Alabama Media Group.

21 Sep The Teflon toxin goes to court. The first of 3,500 personal injury and 37 wrongful death claims against DuPont went to trial in Columbus, Ohio, last week. The Intercept.

19 Sep First PFOA lawsuit against DuPont, Chemours goes to trial. The first of six personal injury cases that could determine the liability of DuPont and its successor Chemours for contaminated drinking water got under way last week in a Columbus, Ohio, federal court. Chemical & Engineering News.

16 Sep DuPont lawyers' words haunt company in Ohio toxic water trial. The future of DuPont Co. spinoff Chemours Corp. might hinge on an Ohio woman, who blames the chemical giant for her kidney cancer and says words of the company?s own lawyers support her claim. Bloomberg News.

16 Sep DuPont argues C8 didn?t cause woman?s cancer. ?Just because C8 is capable of causing cancer doesn?t mean that it did,? DuPont attorney Damond R. Mace said in U.S. District Court. ?Just because (C8) is there does not mean it?s causing any disease." Columbus Dispatch.

14 Sep DuPont to face first trial over C-8 exposure. Chemical giant DuPont Monday will face the first trial in litigation from residents near one of its plants in West Virginia who have accused the company of sickening them by emitting a toxic chemical that leaked into their drinking water. Reuters.

12 Sep Why firefighters get more cancer. Tony Stefani had been a firefighter in San Francisco for nearly 28 years when, one January day in 2001, he was out jogging and began to feel weak. ?The last mile I could barely run, I had to walk,? he told me recently. When he got home, he urinated blood. He was soon diagnosed with transitional cell carcinoma, a rare cancer of the kidney. The Atlantic.


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