Carcinogens

San Francisco Nob Hill apartment fire

San Francisco Firefighters Battle Dangers of Carcinogen Exposure

A local non-profit is using the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 to bring attention to the ongoing risk for firefighters across the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/28/2011

Miniature poodles sit in a cart. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

California Retailers To Put Warning On Pet Collars

California pet product retailers and manufacturers have agreed to put warning labels on flea and tick collars that contain a cancer-causing chemical called propoxur.

CBS San Francisco–12/16/2010

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Firefighters Deal With Cancer Prevention

There’s a high rate of cancer among the San Francisco Fire Department’s rank and file, but special washing machines have now been purchased as a way to address the health issue.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/11/2010

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