Benzene in the water: fracking and an impending public health crisis in California

Benzene is a naturally occurring chemical, but a known human carcinogen: overexposure can affect your blood and immune system. Benzene exposure is linked to both acute and chronic myelogenous leukemia, and acute lymphocytic leukemia. In short, it’s not a chemical you want in your water. Fracking in California causing benzene water pollution The process of… Learn More »

Report Identifies Radon, Pollution and Medical Imaging Scans as Key Cancer-Causing Agents

Two presidential cancer advisers serving on a panel issued a report last week urging the federal government to do far more to protect Americans from various environmental cancer risks. Available at the following link, the report concludes that "the true burden of environmentally induced cancer has been grossly underestimated." One major area of concern cited… Learn More »