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[Canada] Letter: Terrasse smoking is hardly our worst health problem

fruits and vegetables contaminated by pesticides, and experience health-threatening stress levels at work. And we’re spending our time coming up with laws to eliminate smoking on an outdoor terrasse?
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:45
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[Canada] Letter: Terrasse smoking is hardly our worst health problem

Look around and you see crazy levels of obesity and fewer people (especially kids and young adults) exercising properly. Daily, we breath in car fumes, eat animal products laced with chemicals and fruits and vegetables contaminated by pesticides, and exp
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 16, 2013 20:02
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: End Child Labor in NC - Long Version

Each year, over 100 youth die from farm-related injuries in the U.S., and many more are injured. Children who work in fields treated with pesticides are at greater risk of developing neurological and reproductive health problems, as well as cancer.
Vimeo
added Apr 27, 2013 11:45
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Bee Deaths From Colony Collapse Disorder On The Rise As Researchers Point To Pesticides

With as many as 40 or 50 percent of commercial U.S. bee hives lost to colony collapse disorder, according to the New York Times, scientists are eyeing a relatively new class of pesticides as a likely culprit. Neonicotinoids, which are chemically similar
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 4, 2013 13:43
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Report Faults Priorities in Breast Cancer Research

The report, "Breast Cancer and the Environment -- Prioritizing Prevention," published on Tuesday, focuses on environmental factors, which it defines broadly to include behaviors, like alcohol intake and exercise; exposures to chemicals like pesticides, i
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2013 09:48
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VIDEO: Child labour and the tobacco industry in Pakistan

This video shows children in northwest Pakistan preparing tobacco leaves to be sent for drying. Children as young as five years old also work in tobacco farming, where they are vulnerable to poisoning from pesticides and other tobacco sicknesses.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 3, 2012 23:33
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Smoking, Pesticides Might Spur Rare 'Sleep-Kicking' Disorder

Having disorder may raise risk of Parkinson's, dementia, researcher adds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 1, 2012 08:36
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Potentially violent sleep disorder linked to smoking, pesticides

Smoking and pesticide exposure appear to be strong risk factors for a rare disorder that causes people to physically act out their dreams while asleep, even to the extent of punching and kicking their bedmates, research suggests.
Canadian Press
added Jun 28, 2012 17:37
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[Argentina, Delaware] CHALAÑUK and TERESCHUK v. MONSANTO, PHILIP MORRIS (PDF)

Argentine farmers sue in Delaware court for birth defects from pesticides
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 16, 2012 00:00
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[Argentina, Delaware] HUPAN v. MONSANTO, PHILIP MORRIS (PDF)

Argentine farmers sue in Delaware court for birth defects from pesticides
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 16, 2012 00:00
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