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Residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes.

Current and former residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island have attributed some health issues they and others experienced – including chronic coughs and cancer – to radiation exposure. The island is a former Naval site that once hosted nuclear-training exercises. But there no scientific evidence to prove a link between […]
Residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes.
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England’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.

A new report estimates that 210,000 children in England are homeless and another 375,000 are at risk of becoming homeless. The number of homeless children living in temporary residences in England has risen by about 80% since 2010. The report describes homeless families living in “blisteringly hot” shipping containers and […]
England’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.
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Vinyl gloves used at certain McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s locations may contain toxic chemicals linked to reproductive issues

An environmental coalition recently discovered chemicals called phthalates in vinyl gloves used at certain McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s locations. Phthalates are part of the plasticizer family, which help to make plastic durable and flexible. The chemicals have been linked to reproductive and developmental issues. Scientists have discovered that phthalates […]
Vinyl gloves used at certain McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s locations may contain toxic chemicals linked to reproductive issues