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Claire's recalls children's makeup after mom finds asbestos in 6-year-old's kit
Claire's, a store that sells accessories and makeup targeting young girls and teens, has recalled 17 makeup kits and pulled them off the shelves because they were found to contain asbestos.  The investigation was started by Barrington, Rhode Island mom Kristi Warner testing her 6-year-old daughter's makeup kit via an independent lab and getting the alarming news:"I physically sank,”...[ Read More... ]
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Australia.  Doctors thought 30 year-old woman had lymphoma due to her symptoms, but it was due to her immune system response to a 15-year old tattoo.  After removing her swollen lymph node, they found black tattoo pigment in it.She had small lumps under her arms for 2 weeks, and a body scan showed even more enlarged lymph nodes in her chest, including near the bottom of her...[ Read More... ]
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Tap Water Database: Check out what's in your tap water by zip code
Enter in your zip code and you can check EWG's Tap Water Database for contaminants detected above health guidelines and other detected contaminants.  Good reasons to opt for water filters.Since 2010, water utilities' testing has found pollutants in Americans' tap water, according to an EWG drinking water quality analysis of 30 million state water records.https://www.ewg.org/tapwaterWhat...[ Read More... ]
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If you have a textured ceiling in your home that kind of looks like popcorn, also known as cottage cheese ceiling, stucco ceiling or acoustic ceiling, and it's been there for about 20 or more years, you of course don't want to eat it, but you also do not want to sand away at it, puch a hole in it to hang something, or bounce a ball against it.  The reason: it may contain the carcinogen...[ Read More... ]
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New clinical trial treatment that was being used for skin cancer, shrinks girl's tumors so that there are no more detectable tumors on scans.  8-year-old Allison Schablein's parents sent her scans all over the world and decided on this treatment locally that helped her:At age 4, Allison started telling her parents that she had headaches."We were back and forth with the doctor," Allison's...[ Read More... ]
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Kylie Armstrong of Melbourne Australia posted on Facebook a couple weeks ago a very personal photo of a lesser known sign of breast cancer to share a very important message and it went viral:   Kylie Armstrong about 2 weeks agoPlease take a good look at this photo.These 3 very, very subtle DIMPLES on the bottom of this breast are a sign of BREAST CANCER!This is what MY BREAST...[ Read More... ]
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St. Louis, Missouri jury found Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products linked to Jacqueline Fox's death from ovarian cancer at the age of 62 and awarded her family $10 million for actual damages and $62 million for punitivie damages.  It is the first verdict by a U.S. jury to award damages over the claims.  In October 2013, a federal jry in Sioux Falls also found that plaintiff's...[ Read More... ]
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From the National Cancer Institute (NIH) official website:Have any preclinical (laboratory or animal) studies been conducted using Cannabis or cannabinoids?Preclinical studies of cannabinoids have investigated the following:Antitumor activityStudies in mice and rats have shown that cannabinoids may inhibit tumor growth by causing cell death, blocking cell growth, and blocking the...[ Read More... ]
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