Maria Crecenzio

Jan 042019

NJTV News Interview with Emily Barrett, Ph.D.: Asbestos in Baby Talc Powder Linked to a Variety of Cancers

“Both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services have named asbestos as a carcinogen, so that’s a chemical that causes cancer in the body. So it’s been linked to a variety of different types of cancers — mesothelioma, lung cancer, ovarian cancer and other gynecological cancers are kind of the leading ones that have been implicated,” said Emily Barrett, an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute.

(Source: NJTV News – 1/2/2019)

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 January 4, 2019
Nov 022018

Helmut Zarbl, director of the Rutgers Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute and chair of the Environmental and Occupational Health Department at Rutgers School of Public Health, is an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more. We asked him to explain how daylight savings time affects us.

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He was also featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s article “It’s almost time to set clocks back for daylight saving time, but what’s the point?



 November 2, 2018