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Posts Tagged ‘carcinogens’

Makeup Products Made for Children Contain Asbestos

Asbestos in Children's Makeup

Makeup Products Made for Children Contain Asbestos

Playing with toy makeup can expose children to dangerous carcinogens like asbestos, according to tests conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing the use of health-threatening chemicals in the environment.

Asbestos Found in Talc-Based Children’s Makeup 

“It seems every time someone tests talc-based toys for the deadly...

Poor, Minority Communities Bear Brunt of ‘Cancer Alley’ Exposure

Louisiana's Cancer Alley

Poor, Minority Communities Bear Brunt of ‘Cancer Alley’ Exposure

Much has been written about Louisiana’s Cancer Alley, a region comprising more than 100 miles along the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. This stretch of land is home to many manufacturing plants and is known for high levels of air pollution. As a result of that pollution, it is also known for higher-than-normal rates of cancer, respiratory diseases and birth defects. Recent...

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