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Coal-tar-sealant runoff causes toxicity and DNA damage

Runoff from pavement with coal-tar-based sealant is toxic to aquatic life, damages DNA, and impairs DNA repair, according to two studies by the U.S. Geological Survey published in the journals Environmental Science and Te ...

May 04, 2015
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Safer grilling methods might cut cancer risk

(HealthDay) -- A few simple changes in how people grill outdoors, such as avoiding too much beef or processed meats and not charring foods, can aid in cancer prevention, according to an expert.

Jun 18, 2012
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