Carcinogens

Canada Still Won't Ban Unsafe Triclosan From Your Family Products

Ecojustice | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Impact
Ecojustice

Triclosan: You may have never heard of it, but chances are that you and your family use products that contain it regularly. Increasingly, scientific evidence shows that it is harmful to the environment and humans - especially children. And it doesn't work particularly well.

5 Ways To Reduce Meat's Cancer Risk Besides Moderation

Theresa Albert | Posted 10.30.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

I really detest the saying "everything in moderation" because my moderation is different from yours, and neither of us knows what the outcomes will be of our choices. We don't eat nutrients, we eat foods and for many different reasons.

Don't Panic About Cancer-Causing Meat Just Yet

Talia Zenlea, MD | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living
Talia Zenlea, MD

When you read that processed meat has "Grade 1" status, just like cigarette smoking, arsenic, or asbestos, it just means that the WHO is confident in the relationship between processed meat and cancer - NOT that processed meat is as likely to cause cancer as cigarette smoking is.

Ham, Sausages As Big A Cancer Danger As Cigarettes: WHO

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada Living

They determined red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.

Going To A BBQ? Grab A Darker Beer

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers have long been in search of ingredients that can lessen the carcinogens created when meat is grilled. Several studies have cited assorted ...

Canadian Children are Being Born Pre-polluted

Maggie MacDonald | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Impact
Maggie MacDonald

We cannot see with the naked eye that Canadian children are born pre-polluted, but our latest results demonstrate just that. Our new report shows that even in the mothers' womb, the developing fetus is exposed to a slew of dangerous chemicals -- chemicals that might have health effects like cancer, lower IQ or thyroid problems later in life.

WHAT Was in My Baby Shampoo?!

Maggie MacDonald | Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada Living
Maggie MacDonald

The baby shampoo formula used by Johnson