Chemicals in Medical-Dental Products Linked with Breast Cancer, warn scientists

The increasing use of photo-initiator chemicals in everyday products, especially in medical settings, has raised concerns about their adverse effects on human health.

World Trade Center Responders, Toxic Chemical Dust and Liver Disease

Researchers have now found evidence that World Trade Center responders had a higher likelihood of developing liver disease if they arrived at the site right after the attacks as opposed to working at Ground Zero later in the rescue and recovery efforts.  The culprit: Higher levels of exposure to toxic chemical dust.