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World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

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Major health and environment organizations call on government to eliminate public exposure to BPA
2010-11-01
Thirteen of Canada’s leading health and environmental organizations call on the federal government to eliminate key sources of public exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), citing links between even low expos...

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Arsenic-Laced Coffee is Good for You
Would You Like Sugar With That?
Brasch, Walter
Article
2014
Counterpunch.org
The Environmental Protection Agency, in 2013, identified about 1,000 chemicals that the oil and gas industry uses in fracking operations, most of them carcinogens at the strengths they shove into the ...
Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
St. Clair, Jeffrey
Article
2015
CounterPunch
In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a ...
The Real Cost of Fracking: How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Wilson, Allison
Article
2014
Independent Science News
Many fracking chemicals are known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors or other classes of toxins. Studies carried out during the ongoing fracking boom, uncovered serious adverse effects including respir...
TTIP will legalize cancer-causing chemicals banned by EU, trade union warns
Article
2015
RT
Britain could be flooded with harmful chemicals currently banned in the European Union if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is signed next week, a trade union has warned.


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