(NEW YORK) -- Women who use chemical hair-straightening products may be at a higher risk for uterine cancer, and Black women may be more affected due to their higher rate of use, according to a new study. The study, funded by the National Institutes of... Read More.
High levels of chemicals called per-and polyfluoroalky substances (PFAS) were detected in water-proof or stain-resistant school uniforms in the United States and Canada, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. PFAS chemicals, often called “forever chemicals” because... Read More.
(TUCSON, Ariz.) -- A family of colorless and tasteless man-made chemicals -- largely unregulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- has become a growing concern for drinking water safety in thousands of American communities, as scientists increasingly see links to liver damage, high... Read More.
(BERLIN) -- At least one person was killed and more than a dozen others were injured in an explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in western Germany on Tuesday morning, officials said. The powerful blast at Chempark's site in Leverkusen reverberated through the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Many cosmetic products sold in the U.S. and Canada contain potentially toxic chemicals known as PFAS, according to a new study. The journal of Environmental Science & Technology Letters published research on Tuesday that shows how these "forever chemicals" tend to accumulate... Read More.