Health Watchdog Group Finds Cancer-Causing Chemicals E-CigarettesSmoking e-cigarettes or "vaping" is hazardous to your health according to a Bay Area health watchdog group.
Avoid Harmful Chemicals In Your Kids' Sunscreens - What To Look ForI must have looked like That Mom. You know the one in the store aisle, face buried in her iPhone while the 6-month old chews a teether in the stroller and the dog-child rests in the basket underneath. Except in my case, rather than “liking” a photo or working my way to the next level of Candy Crush, I was caught in a moment of #NewsMom stress, furiously cross checking the ingredients on the backs of baby sunscreen bottles.
Twinkies' Turnaround: How The Hostess Treat Miraculously Averted DemiseIt wasn't long ago that we were reporting on the demise of the iconic snack food company behind Twinkies, but Forbes Magazine reports their miraculous comeback purely engineering genius.
Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With EuropeIt's called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it's hit a massive stumbling block - over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.
Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical TestingIt's biotech's dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won't survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.
2 Arrested Following Illegal Pot Grow Operation Bust Near Historic Santa Cruz WaterwayTwo male suspects were arrested and 180 marijuana plants were removed last Tuesday from private property following the discovery of a marijuana cultivation site in a Santa Cruz county waterway.
Healdsburg Residents Concerned With Fluoridated Water Seek Ballot Measure Healdsburg is the only city in Sonoma County that has fluoride in its water, but a growing chorus of people are saying that they should get rid of it.
FDA Loophole May Be Allowing Unsafe Chemicals In Your Food A loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations may be allowing unsafe chemicals in your food, according to the findings of one environmental organization.
Parents Warned After Mountain View Student Overdoses On New Psychedelic Street DrugParents of students at a South Bay high school have been warned about a newly-discovered psychedelic drug after one student overdosed on it and was hospitalized this week.
State Wants Central Valley Hazardous Waste Dump ExpandedCalifornia officials are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects.
California EPA Proposes Further Protections For Chemical Products Consumers The California Environmental Protection Agency announced new proposals to reform a decades-old public health law that helped inform consumers about chemicals used in consumer products.
Researcher Injured In Explosion On UC Davis CampusOfficials at the University of California, Davis say a junior researcher has been injured in a small explosion at an apartment on campus, and police have found chemicals inside the building.