COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Autism and Xenobiotics
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ON MY MIND Be wary of household chemicals
I want to share another health related article. It's about household chemicals.
We all know household chemicals can be harmful and dangerous. But exactly how bad they are is a question for debati... Posted on 12/19/09 at 5:46 PM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS Statement from Great Plains Environmental
Great Plains Environmental was hired by T. L. Stroh Architects to investigate the lot located at 811 2nd Avenue North in Fargo where an incident occurred last Friday that resulted in excavation person... Posted on 8/14/09 at 10:45 AM
Argentine farmworker Fabian Tomasi was never trained to handle pesticides. His job was to keep the crop-dusters flying by filling their tanks as quickly as possible, although it often meant getting drenched in poison.
Michael Warren and Natacha Pisarenko
, October 21, 2013
A state program that helps North Dakota residents dispose of unusable or unwanted pesticides free of charge collected nearly 125 tons of chemicals this year, the second-highest total since the Project Safe Send program was started in 1992.
A new study of Minnesota lakes finds more evidence that water across the state contains a wide range of chemicals. The largest study of its kind ever done in Minnesota shows chemicals from household products, prescription drugs and illegal drugs are common in Minnesota lakes.
A revived movement to keep Minnesota children safe from toxic chemicals is beginning in the Legislature. Three bills are aimed at removing chemicals such as formaldehyde and bisphenol A from products children use.
Authorities in eastern Minnesota say first responders are dealing with a new and dangerous phenomenon — chemical suicide. In Washington County, a person had committed suicide by mixing household chemicals in a bucket, creating a deadly gas. The body of a man from Prescott, Wis., was found in a car in Point Douglas Park.
First responders were called to LA Fitness in Hopkins, Minn., Monday after the two men, ages 29 and 31, were having difficulty breathing. Authorities say the men created a toxic vapor cloud when they mixed the wrong chemicals.
Exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A before birth could affect girls' behavior at age 3, according to the latest study on potential health effects of the compound used in the manufacturing of some plastic drink bottles and food can linings.
As spring flooding persists in many rural areas of North Dakota, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is urging farmers, ranchers and homeowners to guard against floodwaters coming into contact with pesticides and fertilizers.
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