Do You Know the Danger of Turning on the A/C After Starting the Engine?
  • 8 June 2009
Contrary to online scarelore, automobile components do not emit dangerous levels of cancer-causing benzene fumes.
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Vaping Causes ‘Popcorn Lung’?
  • 8 August 2016
Disreputable viral web sites matched an unrelated photograph with claims that a study had linked...
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Lead in Flint Bottled Water
  • 25 May 2016
Videos of home testing of bottled water handed out in Flint do not demonstrate the...
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Dryer Sheets Full of Toxic Chemicals?
  • 14 May 2016
Multiple "natural wellness" blogs claimed that dryer sheets posed health risks.
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Wax on Apples Causes Cancer?
  • 3 May 2016
Wax on apples is not a little-known secret uncovered by a YouTube user, and the...
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Sanitary Pad Warning
  • 25 September 2013
Did wearing certain types of sanitary pads cause uterine and bladder cancer that has resulted...
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Dangerous Lead in Lipstick?
  • 28 July 2003
Do several major brands of lipstick contain dangerous levels of lead that can be detected...
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Is Aspartame Responsible for ‘An Epidemic of Multiple Sclerosis and Lupus’?
  • 1 February 1999
Reports of the ingestion of aspartame in patients who later have suffered multiple sclerosis or...
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Do Huggies Disposable Diapers Cause Chemical Burns?
  • 6 November 2013
Assuming a connection between severe diaper rash and brand-related chemical burns may be misplaced.
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Nuby Pacifier Recall Rumor: Nuby brand pacifiers are being recalled because they pose a choking hazard to babies.
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Microwaving Plastic Releases Cancer-Causing Agents Does microwaving foods in plastic containers release cancer-causing agents into the foods?
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A Tattoo Ink Recall Is Underway? Rumor: White and Blue Lion tattoo ink is under national recall due to bacterial contamination.
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