ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Firefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dangerous part of running into a burning building isn’t the flames, it’s the smoke. It billows off furniture, appliances and carpets in toxic waves of cancer-causing fumes. That’s how about 60 percent of career firefighters will die, according to the international association of fire fighters. Cancer has become the number one cause of death for firefighters around the country. Hear how the men and women who save lives are now working to save their own …
RALEIGH, N.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It used to be the monster of sci-fi movies … the deadly superbug. But fiction is quickly turning into fact. By 2050, according to a British study, the global death toll from antibiotic-resistant infections could skyrocket to 10 million a year. Today, much of the blame is put on the meat industry. Every year, cattle ranchers use 29 million pounds of antibiotics in their animals. But how much of that really makes it to your dinner plate?
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You may have heard a lot over the past few years about chemicals in our plastics and cookware that could be dangerous to our health. For years, bisphenol-a, or BPA, was added to plastic to make it more pliable. Only recently has BPA been linked to a number of health concerns. Martie salt introduces us to one woman who came through a devastating illness determined to find a solution that could help others.
This search brought to you by ClinicalTrials.gov. Search other clinical trial listings on the Internet at CenterWatch.
Powered by Local.com