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Stay on top of moisture and insect damage or pay the price

Nov 8, 2017
An annual inspection helps keep house in top shape

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Defects linked to benzopyrene exposure passed down generationally in zebrafish

Jun 13, 2017
Result sheds light on effects of chemical associated with air pollution

By Chris Branam | News Story

Common chemicals may act together to increase cancer risk, study finds

Jul 20, 2015
Scientists studied 85 chemicals not considered to cause cancer

By Gail Wells | News Story

OSU study suggests reducing air-polluting PAHs may lower levels of lung cancer deaths

Jul 2, 2013
High emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can be linked to lung cancer deaths in the United States and countries with a similarly high socioeconomic rank, including Canada, Australia, France, and Germany, according to a study by Oregon State University.

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OSU hunts for dioxin substitutes to fight autoimmune diseases

Jan 15, 2010
Scientists at Oregon State University are hunting for substitute chemicals for a toxic dioxin to fight diseases that are triggered by haywire immune systems attacking the body.

By Tiffany Woods | News Story

There are alternatives to the dangers of mothballs

Oct 7, 2008
Mothballs are a pesticide that can be harmful to people and animals, but alternatives exist.

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How to avoid mold after winter storm damage

Jan 4, 2008
How to avoid mold after winter storm damage.

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