In an effort to further demonstrate the link between Parkinson’s Disease and the toxic cleaning chemical TCE, researchers have published a new report that includes case studies of individuals diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s.
Category: Health Problems and Chemicals
Toxic Food Chemicals Banned in Europe may See Ban in Part of US Soon
A bill introduced to the California state legislature would ban five food additives already banned by the European Union. The additives are either already known to cause health problems or are linked to health problems/cannot be ruled out as potential health hazards when consumed.
Toxic PFAS Chemicals Discovered in Turf where Six Baseball Players Died of Brain Cancer
An investigation into the deaths of six former Philadelphia Phillies players from the same type of brain cancer has found that the artificial turf where they played for years contains dangerous PFAS chemicals.
Toxic Dioxin Testing Ordered for Train Derailment Area, says EPA
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced they have ordered rail company Norfolk Southern to test the derailment area for dioxins, a dangerous and persistent class of pollutants.
WA State to Ban Formaldehyde and Lead from Cosmetics
The Washington state legislature is considering banning the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products that contain formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents, certain amounts of lead, and some other chemicals.
What Toxic Chemicals were Released in Ohio Train Derailment?
Vinyl chloride was the most toxic of the chemicals being transported on the train that was derailed, but there were other toxic chemicals released as well…
High PFAS Levels in Popular Smoothies: Lawsuit
Green Goodness smoothie manufacturer, Bolthouse Farms, is being accused in a new class-action lawsuit of deceiving customers about toxic PFAS chemicals in their drinks.
Rise in Penis Birth Defects and Toxic Chemicals
Healthcare professionals are seeing an alarming increase in cases of a specific genital malformation known as hypospadias in male babies. New research suggests that environmental toxins may be to blame.
Black Salon Workers have Increased Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
A new study has revealed that Black and Hispanic hair salon stylists may be at increased risk due to higher levels of various endocrine-disrupting chemicals in their urine.
Gel Manicures may Trigger Cancer: Study
Results from a new scientific study suggest that nail polish dryers that use ultraviolet (UV) light to cure gel nail polish emit potentially dangerous rays that lead to cell death and cancer-causing mutations in human cells after only just one 20-minute session.