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Tag: airborne microplastics

Study detects microplastic in living human lungs for first time

In 11 out of 13 people sampled, a total of 39 microplastics were found in all regions of the lung.

‘Breakthrough results’: New study detects microplastic pollution in human blood for...

While more studies need to be done to examine the direct effects of microplastics on the human body, researchers from the study warn microplastics can cause damage to human cells.

Plastic, plastic everywhere – airborne microplastics are settling into the most...

Compared with microplastics in the marine and terrestrial environments, the phenomenon of airborne microplastics is even less well understood.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.