Researchers have found that common household pesticides can persist in homes for up to a year. These results, calculated by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, displayed the longevity of toxic chemicals and how controlled lab experiments may not necessarily reflect real-life applications.
In the Central Valley of California, hundreds of wells that provide water to a million people are tainted with a chemical that some experts say is one of the most powerful cancer-causing agents in the world.
Going for a swim while slathered in sunscreen puts your health at risk, say researchers. Chlorinated water and UV rays from the sun break down a compound in the creams into toxic chemicals.
Despite a 30 percent decline in bisphenol-A (BPA) use in canned products since 2015, more than a third of canned goods purchased from large grocery chains Kroger and Albertsons, and discount stores Dollar Tree and 99 Cents Only still contained the toxic chemical in their linings, according to a joint report by the Center for […]
A report released on Thursday, June 22 by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) showed that 212 people each day in the years 2015 to 2016, or about 77,000 admissions, had been treated in Canadian hospitals as side effects to drinking this common adult beverage.
A recent study has revealed that concentrations of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may persist in schools and may cause some students to breathe in the chemicals, which in turn may expose them to higher levels than when they inadvertently consume the chemicals through food.
While daily moderate exercise contributes to good health and has been found to lower the risk of cancer recurrence by up to 50 percent, did you know that your favorite yoga pants could be making you and everyone else sick?