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Cancer-Causing Chemical Found in Popular Sunscreens

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Health Warning, Skin Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

Dozens of sunscreen brands contain a potent carcinogen that can be absorbed through the skin.i 

That’s the alarming finding of a new analysis. It found benzene in 78 sunscreen and after-sun products.  

We recently told you that benzene also had been discovered in hand sanitizers. The chemical is linked to leukemia, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma.  

The International Agency for Research on Cancer puts benzene in its highest risk category of carcinogens, on par with radioactive materials, asbestos, and formaldehyde.Read More

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Beware of the “July Effect”

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Only about 11% of surgeries are considered “emergencies” that have to be performed immediately. With the other 89%, there is some flexibility on when they can be scheduled.[1]

But if you are considering having a procedure in July, perhaps you should reconsider.

It’s because of something researchers have dubbed the “July Effect.”[2]

July is the month medical residents fresh out of med school typically start their new jobs.… Read More

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Lead in Your Glassware: What You Need to Know

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Whether you see the glass as half full or half empty, researchers have discovered something alarming about drinking glasses…

A study at the University of Plymouth tested 72 drinking glass products, including tumblers, beer and wine glasses, and jars.

Scientists found that more than 70% of them contained lead and cadmium.[1]

In some products with enameled rims, they found that lead concentrations were an astounding thousand-fold higher than the recommended limit.… Read More

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Some Sanitizers Are Contaminated with Powerful Carcinogen, Test Shows

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A new study has discovered that many of the sanitizers that flooded into the market during the pandemic contain benzene. It’s a potent carcinogen that can be absorbed through the skin.[1]

The International Agency for Research on Cancer puts benzene in its highest-risk category of carcinogens, on par with radioactive materials, asbestos, and formaldehyde.[2]

Benzene exposure is strongly linked to leukemia.… Read More

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The Gross Thing Doctors Do When No One’s Watching

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America’s health care system has battled hospital-borne infections for years. But there has been little success.

Nearly 100,000 Americans a year die from hospital infections. That’s more deaths than are caused by breast, colon, and pancreatic cancers combined.[1]

Why can’t we stop this scourge? A study by researchers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in California may have found the answer.… Read More

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Bug Bites Driving You Crazy? Don’t Scratch. Do This Instead.

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Health Warning, Skincare by Garry Messick0 Comments

We’ve all been warned that we shouldn’t scratch bug bites because it can lead to infections. And you probably know from personal experience that scratching actually makes them itch even more.[1]

But in the moment, scratching feels so good. It’s hard to resist.

New research has found a way to get the satisfying feeling of scratching without increasing the itch or risking an infection.… Read More