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Carcinogens in Lipstick? ATM Receipts? How Can This Be?

By Heather Millar Every day, we live in a soup of manufactured chemicals, and only a few of them have been tested for safety. Even some chemicals known to be carcinogenic somehow end up in consumer products. I don’t want to be alarmist, but I just can’t help asking: How can this be? = Of [...]
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