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Illness in Nurses Linked to Hazardous Materials on the Job

Article: Illness in Nurses Linked to Hazardous Materials on the Job

WASHINGTON, DC, December 11, 2007 (ENS) ­ There are links between nurses’ exposures to chemicals, pharmaceuticals and radiation on the job and health problems they develop such as cancer, asthma, miscarriages and children’s birth defects, concludes the first national survey of nurses for these risks. The results were released online today by the Environmental Working…

Drink Up: Enjoying Greener Water

Article: Drink Up: Enjoying Greener Water

Sure, making green choices when it comes to drinking coffee [www.sundance.tv] and beer [www.sundance.tv] is important, but neither would be possible without perhaps the world’s most precious resource: water. As major droughts loom, and “the question is when and where, not whether, there will be major droughts or shortages that could have a major disruptive…