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The Silent, Invisible Killer That Threatens The Whole World...

The United Kingdom has been shrouded in a blanket of smog for the past few days, caused by record levels of pollution.

The U.K. government stated that the situation is temporary and has arisen due to a ‘combination of local emissions, light winds, pollution from the continent and dust blown over from the Sahara', but this...
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Your Clothes Dryer is KILLING You

It seems like EVERYTHING is dangerous these days--but dryer vents? It turns out that the scented air wafting from household laundry vents, due to scented detergent or dryer sheets, can be hazardous. Some of these...
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Tobacco Companies Lied About Secondhand Smoke

Newswise - It's recently been proven that secondhand tobacco smoke isextremely dangerous for nonsmokers and actually causeschromosomalbreakage in the fetuses of pregnant women. Now it's beenrevealed that in 1987, tobacco industry executives at PhilipMorris deliberately planted lies in a journal they published.

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Unique and Lethal Pollution From 911

A year after the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, scientists and physicians in New York City are still trying to figure out what tens of thousands of people inhaled that day. Christie Whitman, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, says there is nothing to worry about, but New York politicians Jerrold Nadler, Hillary...

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Killer Pollution Blows Around the World

Microscopic particles of dust and soot are killing thousands of Californians each year. The Environmental Working Group - a Washington D.C.-based research and advocacy organization - reports that floating particles cause more than 9,300 deaths in the state each year. Most of them are from car exhausts and factories.

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Eat Right, Don't Breathe

John Paterson, a biochemist at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, says that eating organic food may help reduce your risk of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. Until now there has been little scientific evidence to suggest that organic food is any healthier than conventional produce. John Krebs, head of the British Food Standards Agency,...

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