Some hand sanitizers have been recalled for containing the toxic chemical methanol. Additionally, an independent pharmacy and lab has petitioned the FDA to recall other hand sanitizers after a study found unacceptable levels of benzene in several brands of hand sanitizers.
Scientists have uncovered a link between living near fracking activity and an increased risk for heart attacks.
In a four-part series for Public Radio Environmental Health News, Kristina Marusic tested five different families for 40 different chemicals associated with fracking and found that every person studied was carrying a massive chemical body burden.
A low-income housing development plus a school will be built on a toxic waste site in the area along the Gowanus Canal in New York City.
A new study reveals that radiation levels downwind of fracking sites tend to be significantly higher than other surrounding areas, posing a potential health risk to nearby residents.
Public officials in Colorado acknowledge that fracking can harm public health based on new scientific study results.
A new study has examined a completely different risk to fracking: excessive radon leaching into the airspace of the people whose homes are near fracking wells. This is deeply concerning because radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.
Fracking has lead to tap water so contaminated it could be set on fire right out of the tap, chronically ill residents with similar symptoms in drilling areas across the country, and huge pools of toxic waste that kill livestock and vegetation. In this latest must-see documentary on the dangers of fracking, filmmaker Josh Fox leads viewers through a compelling journey of how the U.S. corporate-owned government is responding to wide swaths of natural landscapes that have been decimated, serious health outcomes resulting from toxic chemicals in the water, and ruined lives, all in the name of corporate greed and misguided political choices to sustain it.
As we have reported, the link with fracking chemicals and serious adverse health problems has been demonstrated in numerous scientific … More
We have been covering the link between exposure to fracking chemicals and adverse health outcomes for several years now. This … More