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Diesel engine exhaust earns 'carcinogenic' label

Diesel engine exhaust is “carcinogenic to humans,” an international health body declared Tuesday, bolstering the findings of a controversial study published recently in the United States.... Read more»

Federal officials issue alert on cancer-causing erionite

Federal health officials are calling for protective measures at job sites where workers may be exposed to erionite, a cancer-causing mineral similar to asbestos that is found in rock and soil in at least a dozen western states, including Arizona.... Read more»