Palo Alto startup's CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the Palo Alto company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Palo Alto startup's CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the Palo Alto company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Samuel Epstein Leaves Legacy of Cancer Prevention
Dr. Samuel Epstein spent his life advocating cancer prevention and fighting against industries that put workers and consumers at risk. For more than 50 years, Epstein raised awareness of preventable causes of cancer. Among his targets was asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral linked to mesothelioma, lung cancer and other deadly conditions. He’s credited for saying the asbestos industry “successfully suppressed and manipulated information on the carcinogenicity and other hazards of asbestos.” In his 1998 book “The Politics of Cancer Revisited,” Epstein discussed the elaborate cover-up that Jo...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

FDA hid glyphosate findings from the public after finding weed killer contamination in nearly ALL food
(Natural News) Shocking internal emails, uncovered via the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed yet another scandal: The FDA knew that the toxic weed killer, glyphosate, was contaminating the U.S. food supply — and ignored the dangerous threat posed to American consumers. Apparently, the finding of glyphosate in heavily consumed products like granola bars and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Flaw found in water treatment method
(Johns Hopkins University) Some potentially toxic chemicals in water may be created, ironically, during the water treatment process itself. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How small molecule halts spread of toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's progression
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) Researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing and the department of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have reported a promising drug strategy that blocks tau transmission. The study was published online in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH award to fund research of light-based insect control alternative to pesticides
(University of California - Irvine) UCI biophysicist Todd Holmes receives $2.1 million R35 award to examine how insect phototransduction can be used to design better light-based insect control strategies. Understanding how insects respond to short wavelength light may permit development of new, environmentally friendly alternatives to controlling harmful bugs, such as mosquitoes, reducing the need for toxic pesticides. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 2, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake could hold clues to life on Mars
(University of Colorado at Boulder) Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered microbes living in one of the harshest environments on Earth. Their findings could guide scientists looking for signs of ancient life on Mars. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

High school scientist at NIEHS-funded program wins big
Natalia Orlovsky won second place and $175,000 for research conducted at the Penn Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Advancing computer models that predict toxicity
Computer model developers and regulators reviewed models to predict chemical and drug toxicity at a National Toxicology Program workshop. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Groups Plan To Sue, Say Levels Of Lead In Newark, N.J., Water 'Among The Highest'
NEWARK, N.J. - Two citizens' advocacy groups on April 24 filed a notice of intent to sue the city of Newark under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300j8(b)(1)(a), for failure to comply with regulations for the control of lead in drinking water, alleging that the city's levels are "among the highest" in the country. (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge Imposes Constructive Trust Against Lago Agrio Residents For Chevron
NEW YORK - A judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on April 23 issued a default judgment against a group of Ecuadorian residents who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. for injuries, only to have it reversed, and imposed a constructive trust against those residents for the benefit of Chevron (Chevron Corporation v. Donziger, et al., No. 11 Civ. 691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Roundup MDL Has 400 Cancer Cases Against Monsanto After Recent Transfer Order
SAN FRANCISCO - The Judicial Panel on Multi District Litigation (JPMDL) on April 23 transferred four more cases to the MDL established for cancer claims against Monsanto Co. related to its herbicide Roundup, bringing to 400 the number of cases in the MDL (In re: Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741, N.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Panel: Monsanto's Appeal Of California's Glyphosate Listing As Carcinogenic Fails
FRESNO, Calif. - A California appellate panel on April 19 ruled that Monsanto Co. and affiliated groups failed to state a claim that the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) improperly listed glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, as carcinogenic (Monsanto Company v. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, et al., No. F075362, Calif. App., 5th Dist.; 2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 354). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Flint, Mich., Man Sues City, Others For Lead Injuries Due To Water Crisis
DETROIT - A resident of the city of Flint, Mich., on April 12 joined the consolidated lawsuit against the city, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, state agencies and consulting firms, alleging that they are liable for injuries from the lead-contaminated water crisis in the city (Allen Bryant Jr. v Gov. Rick Snyder, et al., No. 18-11173, E.D. Mich.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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6th Circuit: Flint Water Case Belongs In State Court; Federal Removal Improper
CINCINNATI - A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 16 ruled that a lawsuit brought by residents of Flint, Mich., against the state water quality agency and other officials belongs in state court because federal officer removal is not proper (Tamara Nappier v. Richard Snyder, et al., No. 17-1401, 6th Cir.; 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 9421). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Flint Water Crisis Appeal On Jurisdiction Issue
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on April 16 denied a petition for certiorari filed by an employee of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), who contended that the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred when it held that a lawsuit brought by residents of Flint, Mich., relating to the lead-contaminated drinking water crisis in the city belongs in state court (Patrick Cook v. Melissa Mays, et al., No. 17-1144, U.S. Sup.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Jury Awards $67.5M To Miners For 'Defective' Dust Masks Made By 3M, Law Firm Says
HINDMAN, Ky. - A Kentucky jury awarded two former coal miners $67.5 million for black-lung disease after the men alleged that the respirators they used, which were made by 3M Co., were defective, according to a news release issued by the plaintiffs' attorney on April 23. (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Putative Class Sues 3M, Others For Water Contamination From Firefighting Chemicals
BOSTON - Massachusetts residents on April 18 filed a putative class action against The 3M Co. and others in federal court, seeking more than $5 million for personal injuries they allege were caused by aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) the defendants manufactured and used at a training facility for firefighters, which has leaked into the local drinking water (Christine Civitarese, et al. v. The 3M Co., et al., No. 18-10747, D. Mass.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge Gives EPA More Time To Rule On Ohio's List Of Impaired Waters
TOLEDO, Ohio - A federal judge in Ohio on April 11 denied environmental groups' request to compel the Environmental Protection Agency to comply with a deadline for conducting an evaluation of the water quality in Lake Erie related to its potability and gave the agency 30 days to approve or disapprove the state's list of impaired waters (Environmental Law and Policy Center, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 17-1514, N.D. Ohio; 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61569). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Company To Pay Penalty, Complete Environmental Projects Over Emissions
PITTSBURGH - MarkWest Liberty Midstream& Resources LLC and Ohio Gathering Co. LLC (collectively MarkWest) on April 23 agreed to pay a $691,000 civil penalty and complete three environmental projects to resolve allegations from the federal government, state of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for excessive emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from two of its facilities, according to a complaint and consent decree filed in Pennsylvania federal court (United States, et al. v. MarkWest Liberty Midstream& Resources LLC, et al., No. 18-cv-520, W.D. Pa.). (Source: LexisNex...
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Mobile Home Park Owners Cannot Seek Future Remediation Costs, Judge Rules
SAN DIEGO - The owners of three mobile home parks cannot seek to recover future remediation costs to clean up contamination at their properties caused by the migration of hazardous substances from an adjoining property, a federal judge in California ruled April 12, finding that California law bars the recovery of the damages (Greenfield MHP Associates LP, et al. v. Ametek Inc., et al., No. 15-cv-01525-GPC-AGS, S.D. Calif., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62407). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Men Injured By Lithium Battery Explosion On Fracking Rig Seek Reversal, Dismissal
DENVER - Two men who contend that they were injured when a lithium battery exploded while they were working on a hydraulic fracturing rig filed a brief on April 23 in the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, contending that the arguments asserted in a brief filed by the two defendants "represent a misunderstanding" of the claims and constitute "a continued misapplication of Oklahoma law." As a result, the men argue that a lower court's decision in favor of the fracking companies should be reversed (Jacob McGehee, et al. v. Forest Oil Corp., et al., No. 17-6238, 10th Cir.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey...
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5th Circuit Certifies Questions About Voluntary Payment To Mississippi High Court
NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 16 certified two questions to the Mississippi Supreme Court regarding whether Mississippi's voluntary payment doctrine bars an insurer from recovering a settlement payment made on behalf of an additional insured when the insurer disputes that the additional insured was actually covered for the settlement under the applicable policy (Colony Insurance Co. v. First Specialty Insurance Corp., No. 17-60094, 5th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 9444). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Postmortem blood alcohol content among late-middle aged and older suicide decedents: Associations with suicide precipitating/risk factors, means, and other drug toxicology - Choi NG, Dinitto DM, Sagna AO, Marti CN.
This study examined blood alcohol content (BAC) among suicide decedents aged 50+ and its associations with suicide precipitating/risk factors, means, and other drug toxicology. METHODS: The National Violent Death Reporting System, 2005-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Toxic tales-recent histories of pollution, poisoning, and pesticides (ca.  1800-2010) - Kirchhelle C.
The past two decades have seen a surge of publications on the histories of various toxic substances. Often fusing approaches from environmental history and the histories of science, medicine, and technology, historians have explored the manufacturing of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Toxicology Rounds: The Answer to Digoxin Toxicity May Not Be (a Lot of) DS-Fab
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Toxicology Rounds Source Type: news

Plant toxins and acute medicinal plant poisoning in children: a systematic literature review - Ghorani-Azam A, Sepahi S, Riahi-Zanjani B, Alizadeh Ghamsari A, Mohajeri SA, Balali-Mood M.
BACKGROUND: For many years, medicinal plants and herbal therapy have been widely used in different societies for the treatment of various diseases. Besides their therapeutic potency, some of the medicinal plants have strong toxicity in human, especially in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Poisonings with paracetamol, salicylates and dextromethorphan - problem evaluation based on data from Toxicological Laboratory and Poison Information Center in Krakow in 2010-2015 - Gom ółka E, Hydzik P, Szkolnicka B.
The aim of the paper was to study frequency of laboratory determinations and toxicological information related to over-the-counter drugs (OTC): paracetamol (acetaminophen), salicylates and dextromethorphan. The research was based on data from Toxic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effects of munitions in the seas only partially known
(Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)) More than 70 years after the end of World War II, countless pieces of ammunition from this time are still lying in all oceans. Once the casings are damaged, the explosives can release toxic substances into the seawater. A new review study, published by scientists from the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of the Environment points to considerable knowledge gaps regarding the spread and effects of these chemicals on marine ecosystems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

What Causes Flushing?
Discussion Flushing is usually thought of as a benign condition such as blushing, but can be quite irritating if it is frequent or persistent (i.e. menopausal hot flashes) or even pathologic (i.e. malignancy). “Flushing is a subjective and sensation of warmth that is accompanied by reddening of the skin anywhere on the body but favors the face, neck, and upper torso…. Flushing can be broadly divided into episodic or persistent. Episodic flashing is mediated by the release of endogenous vasoactive mediators or medications, while persistent flushing result in a fixed facial erythema with telangiectasias and cyan...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Londoners warned of health threat from toxic caterpillars
British environment officials are warning Londoners about caterpillars that can cause rashes, vomiting and asthma attacks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Self-destructive species: from exploding ants to postnatal octopuses
Animals that sacrifice their lives, for their homes or offspring – or just because they’re in the wrong place at the wrong timeEarlier this month, a group of scientists described a newly discovered ant species,Colobopsis explodens,in the journalZooKeys. As the name suggests, the worker ants of the species, which is found in south-east Asia, are known to explode when attacked, releasing sticky, toxic fluid from their abdomens. The explosion kills the ant, which sacrifices itself to protect its nest mates.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Killian Fox Tags: Animal behaviour Technology Insects Wildlife Animals Environment Biology Science Source Type: news

Toxic Caterpillars Invading Parts of London, Officials Warn
Officials are on the lookout for caterpillars of the oak processionary moth, larval creatures whose hairs can cause illness and even death in humans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEFFERY C. MAYS Tags: Caterpillars Butterflies and Moths London (England) Invasive Species Oak Processionary Moth Forests and Forestry Allergic reactions Insects Source Type: news

Q & A: Donald Warne, MD, MPH
(MedPage Today) -- American Indian physician, researcher seeks to mitigate effects of toxic stress in Indian Country (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 27, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2018 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
The Medical Design Excellence Awards competition is the medical technology industry's premier awards program. Since 1998, the MDEAs have recognized achievements in medical product design and engineering that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility. Each year, a panel of jurors comprised of designers, engineers, and clinicians awards bronze, silver, gold, and best-in-show honors to the most innovative products on the market in nine categories. Take a look at this year's finalists and vote for your favorite at the end. We'll announce the winners June 12, 2018, in a special ceremony at MD&M East. 1....
Source: MDDI - April 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Radioembolization Often Curative for Early-Stage HCC Radioembolization Often Curative for Early-Stage HCC
Minimally invasive, targeted radioembolization with 90Y is potentially curative for early-stage liver cancer and has a low toxicity profile.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

It's "open season" on vaccinating pregnant women with toxic, harmful substances confirmed present in many vaccines
(Natural News) Everybody knows that when you’re pregnant you don’t drink coffee, smoke cigarettes or take pain medications, right? And no matter how tempting that glass of wine might look, as a conscientious mom-to-be you wouldn’t think of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. For a mother, the responsibilities of parenting start from the second she finds out she’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Heavy Alcohol Use Increases Cancer Risk
-- Heavy drinking increases your risk of developing cancers of the mouth, throat, voice box, esophagus, liver, colon and breast, the American Cancer Society says. The society says alcohol abuse may: Damage body tissues. Help toxic chemicals, such... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Toxic caterpillar plague hits the UK
Oak processionary moths (OPM), which are in their larval stage, have been spotted across vast regions of south-east England, with numbers steadily rising over the past two weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Training'Front-line' Staff to Manage CAR T Toxicity Is Critical Training'Front-line' Staff to Manage CAR T Toxicity Is Critical
Experts outline strategies for managing CAR T-cell toxicity outside of clinical trials. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

Epidemiological findings of major chemical attacks in the Syrian war are consistent with civilian targeting: a short report - Rodriguez-Llanes JM, Guha-Sapir D, Schl üter BS, Hicks MH.
Evidence of use of toxic gas chemical weapons in the Syrian war has been reported by governmental and non-governmental international organizations since the war started in March 2011. To date, the profiles of victims of the largest chemical attacks in Syri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

SMi presents the 13th Conference on ADMET
9 - 10 July 2018, London, UK. Developments in ADMET and novel technologies determine the properties of a drug candidate in the preclinical stage of drug discovery. Poor ADMET properties are the principal cause for a candidate to fail at any stage of drug development. ADME-Toxicology and Pharmacokinetic studies are the key strategic check-points for pharmaceutical companies to reduce drug discovery cost, and minimise production times. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Teens, drugs, & Vegas: Toxicological surveillance of illicit prescription and illegal drug abuse in adolescents (12-17 years) using post-mortem data in Clark County, Nevada from 2005 to 2015 - Paul ABM, Simms L, Mahesan AA, Belanger EC.
Illegal drug abuse, particularly prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Research on adolescent drug abuse is based on national self-reported data. Using local coroner data, quantitative prevalence of illegal substance toxicology... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

DIY antibacterial spray for your workout equipment
(Natural News) No one likes working out on gross and smelly yoga mats, but most cleaning products contain toxic chemicals that can harm you and the environment. To keep your workout gear clean and fresh without resorting to harmful chemicals, try making a DIY antibacterial spray. (h/t to Blog.PaleoHacks.com) With this toxin-free spray, you won’t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman warns of symptoms after misdiagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome
Brooke Wilson, 23, from Michigan, nearly died after contracting toxic shock syndrome from a tampon  after doctors initially dismissed her flu-like symptoms as signs of strep throat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pruitt Proposes EPA Science Restrictions
The EPA says it wants to only use research in which all data are publicly available. Scientists say this would hurt policy making on everything from air pollution to toxic waste and pesticides. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nathan Rott Source Type: news

As tellurium demands rise, so do contamination concerns
(American Chemical Society) As technology advances, demands for tellurium, a rare element, are on the rise. Some forms of tellurium are toxic, so as the element finds applications in solar panels, rubber production, electronics and more, researchers are becoming concerned about possible environmental contamination. Now, one group reports in ACS' Environmental Science& Technology that by studying lake sediments they can construct a history of tellurium as it was deposited in the environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The toxicity of bullying by teachers and other school staff - Datta P, Cornell D, Huang F.
This study compared the prevalence and school adjustment of students bullied by teach... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Common household chemicals: 13 toxins you should remove
(Natural News) You might think of air pollution as an exclusively outdoor problem, but indoor air pollutants are now an even bigger threat to your health. There are 13 sources of toxic chemicals found in your house that account for much of this pollution, according to a GreenMedInfo article, so replacing them will go a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news