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A new study's findings confirmed "silica as a human carcinogen and suggest that current exposure limits in many countries might be insufficient to protect workers from lung cancer. They also indicate that smoking cessation could help reduce lung cancer risk for silica-exposed individuals." http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/09/15/aje.kwt139.abstract #fracsand #fracking #construction

A new study's findings confirmed "silica as a human carcinogen and suggest that current exposure limits in many countries might be insufficient to protect workers from lung cancer. They also indicate that smoking cessation could help reduce lung cancer risk for silica-exposed individuals." http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/09/15/aje.kwt139.abstract #fracsand #fracking #construction

This links to the NPR story: "Sand From Fracking Could Pose Lung Disease Risk To Workers." #fracking #fracsand

Sand From Fracking Could Pose Lung Disease Risk To Workers

This links to the NPR story: "Sand From Fracking Could Pose Lung Disease Risk To Workers." #fracking #fracsand

We found a significant relationship between occupational crystalline silica exposure and gastric cancer.

We found a significant relationship between occupational crystalline silica exposure and gastric cancer.

The New York Times reported that: "New [OSHA] Rules Would Cut Silica Dust Exposure" for workers. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/24/business/new-rules-would-cut-silica-dust-exposure.html?_r=0 #fracking #fracsand

New Rules Would Cut Silica Dust Exposure

The New York Times reported that: "New [OSHA] Rules Would Cut Silica Dust Exposure" for workers. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/24/business/new-rules-would-cut-silica-dust-exposure.html?_r=0 #fracking #fracsand

The Star Tribune reports: "Pollution worries abound in frac sand waste streams." http://www.startribune.com/local/215335701.html?page=all=1=y#continue The article reports: "In addition to problems with runoff and waste piles, state officials and some frac-sand companies are wary about the widespread use of a chemical called polyacrylamide to clarify sand-processing water. Polyacrylamide contains residual amounts of acrylamide, a neurotoxin linked to cancer and infertility."

The Star Tribune reports: "Pollution worries abound in frac sand waste streams." http://www.startribune.com/local/215335701.html?page=all=1=y#continue The article reports: "In addition to problems with runoff and waste piles, state officials and some frac-sand companies are wary about the widespread use of a chemical called polyacrylamide to clarify sand-processing water. Polyacrylamide contains residual amounts of acrylamide, a neurotoxin linked to cancer and infertility."

“There is no right way to do something so wrong” was the theme for those protesting “The Conference on the Silica Sand Resources of Minnesota and Wisconsin” in October, 2012.

“There is no right way to do something so wrong” was the theme for those protesting “The Conference on the Silica Sand Resources of Minnesota and Wisconsin” in October, 2012.

The effect of #acupuncture on neuropathic #pain - research in Neural Regeneration #Research Journal | Acupuncture for the Nervous system and brain | Scoop.it #Bedford @ShaftesburyC

The effect of #acupuncture on neuropathic #pain - research in Neural Regeneration #Research Journal | Acupuncture for the Nervous system and brain | Scoop.it #Bedford @ShaftesburyC

According to the Mayo Clinic doctor quoted in the linked article, the silica sand being mined in the Midwest to be used in #fracking is linked to: silicosis, cancer, Wegener's Granulo Amortises, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.

According to the Mayo Clinic doctor quoted in the linked article, the silica sand being mined in the Midwest to be used in #fracking is linked to: silicosis, cancer, Wegener's Granulo Amortises, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.

Avoid Lead in Your Lipsticks, Mascaras and Hair Dyes. It is a Cosmetic Toxin.

Avoid Lead in Your Lipsticks, Mascaras and Hair Dyes. It is a Cosmetic Toxin.

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