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Secret Spray

A team of investigative reporters has discovered that the government sprayed zinc cadmium sulfide on thousands of unsuspecting citizens who lived in a St. Louis housing project during the 1950s and 60s. While the Army admits it added a florescent substance to the compound, whether or not it was radioactive remains a secret.

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Common Chemical Makes Kids Fat

Obese children show greater exposure than nonobese children to a phthalate, a chemical used to soften plastics in some children’s toys and many household products. It's even found in some pacifiers!

Phthalates are found in plastic food packages, medical equipment and building materials such as vinyl flooring, and even in...
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