Council Bill Proposes Ban On RoundUp Chemical Glyphosate Amid Cries Of 'Environmental Racism'The Black Institute asserts the city engaged in "environmental racism" by using the pesticide more frequently and at higher concentrations in parks used by people of color.
Cancer-Causing Substance Discovered In Common Heartburn Drug Zantac, FDA SaysAccording to the FDA on Friday, small amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine – or NDMA – were discovered in the drug Zantac.
Shock Study: Some Soft Drinks Contain Cancer-Causing ChemicalThe issue is with the caramel coloring in many soft drinks. It is what gives them their brown color. Some contain a possible human carcinogen.
Rep. Israel Calls On FDA To Expedite Study Into Potentially Carcinogenic Turkey DrugAn arsenic-based drug called nitarson is given to turkeys to prevent a disease in the birds and the FDA is looking into whether to drug elevates the arsenic level in the mean beyond what would occur naturally.
Garfield Residents Ready To Hand Over Toenail Clippings To Test For CarcinogensIn one section of Garfield near an empty lot, residents will be asked to help researchers who want toenail clippings to see how much hexavalent chromium residue they've been exposed to.
Toenail Clippings Could Determine Effects Of Pollution On Garfield, N.J. ResidentsResearchers at NYU are asking for toenail clippings from some resident of Garfield, N.J., to determine whether they have been exposed to dangerous levels of toxic hexavalent chromium from a since-shuttered factory.
Westchester Families Suing School District Over Possibly Carcinogenic FieldsTwo ballfields at Briarcliff Manor High School have been fenced off since 2010, the year athlete Demetri Demeropoulos died from a cancer some believe is linked to the dirt below the surface.
Rockland County Giving Out Free Radon KitsHealth officials are offering free radon testing kids to low income families and senior citizens in Rockland County.