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What You Need to Know About Baby Powder and Asbestos

We learned recently that Johnson & Johnson, makers of baby powder, knew for years that their talc contained trace amounts of asbestos, and hid that fact from regulators and from people who sued them over cases of cancer. Is it time to freak out? Here’s what you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at

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So, Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer or Not?

Two women with cancer—one already deceased—lost lawsuits against talcum powder makers recently after a judge determined that they hadn’t proved the powder caused their cancer. So does the stuff cause cancer or doesn’t it? Turns out that’s a hard question to answer.Read more… Continue Reading at

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