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On average, American households waste 14 percent of their food purchases

On average, American households waste 14 percent of their food purchases

New antidotes for organophosphates are needed to prepare for chemical attacks in the West

New antidotes for organophosphates are needed to prepare for chemical attacks in the West

Vietnam veterans had higher death rates in the first five years after discharge

Vietnam veterans had higher death rates in the first five years after discharge

Neck surgeons brush up on West Nile virus

Neck surgeons brush up on West Nile virus

Full-term infants born to nonsmoking women living within two miles of the WTC weighed significantly less

Full-term infants born to nonsmoking women living within two miles of the WTC weighed significantly less

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Research to determine whether long term use of organophosphate insecticides and other pesticides leads to an increased risk of cancer

Research to determine whether long term use of organophosphate insecticides and other pesticides leads to an increased risk of cancer

Up to 220 young children a day could be exposed to potentially dangerous levels of pesticides from eating fruit

Up to 220 young children a day could be exposed to potentially dangerous levels of pesticides from eating fruit

Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity

Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity

Cinnamon oil may be an environmentally friendly pesticide, with the ability to kill mosquito larvae

Cinnamon oil may be an environmentally friendly pesticide, with the ability to kill mosquito larvae

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Pesticide-related illnesses among farm workers often go unreported

Pesticide-related illnesses among farm workers often go unreported

Continuing problems with high levels of pesticide residues in fruits popular with children

Continuing problems with high levels of pesticide residues in fruits popular with children

Higher rate of cancer in meat industry

Higher rate of cancer in meat industry

International plan to rid the world of dirty dozen most toxic chemicals known to humankind

International plan to rid the world of dirty dozen most toxic chemicals known to humankind

Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol

Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol

California has set a public health goal for arsenic levels in drinking water

California has set a public health goal for arsenic levels in drinking water

Hand surgeons warn of gardening dangers

Hand surgeons warn of gardening dangers