Who Agency: Diesel Fumes Cause Cancer

Could the World Health Organization's ruling make exhaust as important a public health issue as secondhand smoke?

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  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
  • City of Leeds to charge up to €56.99 a day for polluting diesels
    The five cities were chosen because of their high levels of nitrogen dioxide, often caused by diesel fumes. Auto Express magazine also reports that cars not meeting emissions standards to pay €14.25 a day to drive past North and South circular roads into ...
    06/20/2018 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • Leeds clean air zone: High emission tax plan for city centre
    The five cities were chosen because of their high levels of nitrogen dioxide, often caused by diesel fumes. The move was a government response to a UK Supreme Court ruling ordering it to take action to meet European limits on air pollution. Councillor ...
    06/19/2018 - 3:05 am | View Link
  • Birmingham congestion charge to be introduced for drivers in bid to cut down on pollution
    We have yet to find out exactly how far this will go. But larger commercial vehicles such as vans, lorries and buses which pump out diesel and petrol fumes will certainly be charged. National Express West Midlands has already began converting its fleet to ...
    06/17/2018 - 11:17 pm | View Link
  • This Secret Corner of California Is a Paradise for Lovers of Great Food and Top-Notch Wines
    Mendocino; parks.ca.gov. Skunk Train This 133-year-old train line, nicknamed for its diesel fumes, winds through the forest for more than 40 miles. Fort Bragg; skunk train.com; adult fares from $25. — Jody Rosen and Hannah Walhout This content was ...
    06/14/2018 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • Volkswagen Apologizes for Testing of Diesel Fumes on Monkeys
    The controversy over Volkswagen AG’s diesel-emissions cheating took another twist when the carmaker apologized for a test that exposed monkeys to engine fumes to study effects of the exhaust. The company said the study, conducted by a research and ...
    01/28/2018 - 11:00 pm | View Link
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  • Health Protection Agency
    Division of the UK Health Protection Agency (HPA). ... exhaust fumes. Diesel is not considered to be particularly toxic and accidental poisoning is very rare.
    06/17/2018 - 6:00 am | View Website
  • What Are the Effects of Smelling Diesel Fumes ...
    What Are the Effects of Smelling Diesel Fumes? A: ... The International Agency for Research on Cancer considers diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans based ...
    06/16/2018 - 5:07 pm | View Website
    NO TIME TO LOSE DIESEL ENGINE EXHAUST FUMES: THE FACTS • Facts and figures • Find out more • Free resources
    06/15/2018 - 10:30 pm | View Website
  • Diesel exhaust
    Exposure to diesel exhaust and diesel ... miners exposed to high levels of diesel fumes have a threefold increased risk for ... Protection Agency ...
    06/14/2018 - 3:58 pm | View Website
    IARC: DIESEL ENGINE EXHAUST CARCINOGENIC Lyon, ... Agency for Research on Cancer ... diesel exhaust as a high priority for re-evaluation since 1998.
    06/13/2018 - 8:16 pm | View Website
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