The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is considering banning gas stoves in the U.S.
Category: Respiratory Problems
Are Food Dyes Getting You Sick?
Banned in some countries, and linked with serious health reactions, here in the U.S. synthetic coal tar food dyes are legal and commonplace–with no consumer warning labels.
Fragrance Additives that Trigger Allergic Reactions: Study
Researchers have now identified the fragrance additives most likely to cause either immediate or delayed allergic reactions.
New Home and Remodel Consumers Beware: Scientists Discover 55 Chemicals of Concern in US Homes
Warning to New Home Buyers and Remodeling Consumers: A new scientific study has uncovered a whopping 55 toxic chemicals inside U.S. homes.
Lung Disease from Air Pollution Chemicals: Increased Risk for Diabetics
The results of new research indicate that people with prediabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for irreversible interstitial lung disease with a high mortality rate.
Delta Air Employees Sue Lands End Over Toxic Clothing Chemicals
A lawsuit has been filed by flight attendants and other Delta Air Lines employees against Land’s End alleging their new uniforms are produced with chemicals that are causing them serious health problems. The class-action lawsuit against Lands’ End, alleges that the uniforms provided by the clothing company are “toxic” and causing workers health issues.
Air Pollution Linked to COPD, Decreased Lung Functioning
A new study has linked air pollution to decreases in lung functioning and an increased risk for COPD.
Potential Increased Lung Cancer Risk Linked to Fracking: Study
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.