Health Alert: Disease Clusters Spotlight the Need to Protect People from Toxic Chemicals

Health Alert: Disease Clusters Spotlight the Need to Protect People from Toxic Chemicals

NDCA teamed with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to report on 42 disease clusters in 13 states. We intend to complete this pilot project and cover all 50 states and U.S. territories. Read the report. Health Alert: Disease Clusters Spotlight the Need to...
Rare cancers group in Frisco neighborhood

Rare cancers group in Frisco neighborhood

By Jessica Rush, jrush@acnpapers.com Published: Monday, November 15, 2010 Will Steele, 34, of Frisco was diagnosed in February this year with desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT), an aggressive sarcoma (cancer of the soft tissue and/or bone) so rare that the...

Air pollutant tied to birth defect

Study shows women who live in areas with high levels of benzene are most affected By MATTHEW TRESAUGUE Copyright 2010 Houston Chronicle Oct. 27, 2010 Women who live in Texas neighborhoods with higher levels of benzene, a pollutant from refineries and tailpipes, are...