The Environmental Working Group released a report to warn about the toxic contaminants in California's tap water. They revealed that multiple pollutants could lead to an excess of 15,500 cases of cancer over the course of a lifetime.
Public Health April 30, 2019
More valsartan blood pressure drugs were recalled due to the presence of NDEA, a chemical used as fuel. Teva Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall of two of its valsartan combination drugs for fear it might cause cancer.
Medicine December 1, 2018
Rice takes a center stage after reports said it contains dangerous levels of arsenic. Experts, however, said it is tricky to answer the question on how much rice should be eaten because other food products also contain arsenic and doing away with rice is not wise.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 14, 2017
Food lovers may have to rethink what's in their diet. Here are five everyday popular food choices that are believed to cause cancer: Nutella chocolate spread, microwave popcorn, processed meats, canned food, and soda.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 16, 2017
Farmers in Nebraska are suing Monsanto for misleading consumers about the dangers of using its popular herbicide Roundup, which includes a chemical known as glyphosate. The WHO identified glyphosate as a potential carcinogen in 2015.
Public Health May 16, 2016
The malathion insecticide and glyphosate herbicide are possible carcinogens for humans, suggests the World Health Organization. Both chemicals are widely used in various parts of the world.
Life March 21, 2015
E-cigarettes should not be taken as a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes as it can contain high concentrations of formaldehyde, a probable human carcinogen. E-cigarettes may increase the risk of developing cancer by up to 15 times.
Life January 26, 2015
Use of e-cigarette is believed to be a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, but findings of a study commissioned by Japan's Health Ministry found that vapors of some fluid brands have very high levels of carcinogen.
Life December 1, 2014
A study suggests that tattoo ink may possibly be responsible for skin cancer. Researchers suggest that tattoo ink may contain carcinogens.
Life September 23, 2014