Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Case Claiming Pesticide Chemicals Caused Man's LeukemiaThe state Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides Wednesday at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh on whether some common pesticides caused a local man to die from cancer.
Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Westmoreland CountyPesticides are set to be sprayed in parts of Westmoreland County in an effort to control mosquitos.
Kale Joins 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Fruits And Vegetables Most Likely To Contain PesticidesKale, that popular green of the health conscious consumer, has joined the list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to a new report.
Study Ties Pesticides In Food To Reduced Fertility In WomenFruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy pregnancy diet, providing vitamins and fiber. Yet some might also come with pesticide residues.
Bees Dying At Alarming Rate In Pa., Could Impact Food SupplyFor many of us, bees are something to avoid; but for the agricultural community, bees are all about success or failure of their crops.
City Of Pittsburgh Working To Eliminate Pesticide UsePittsburgh is joining only a handful of cities nationwide to stop using chemical pesticides -- except in very rare instances -- starting in the city parks.
Local Family Targets Chemical Companies For Father's DeathIn a David and Goliath battle, one family is taking on the major chemical companies in the United States regarding the manufacture and use of chemical pesticides.
Chemical Companies Respond To Local Family's LawsuitA local family is targeting major chemical companies, blaming pesticides for leading to a man's death, and several companies have issued statements in response to the lawsuit.
Consumer Reports: Avoiding Pesticides In Fruits & VegetablesWe know that it’s healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides. That’s especially a concern for children because they’re still growing and they metabolize toxins differently.
Phipps Cuts Down On Pesticide Use By Turning To BugsA lot of people these days are worried about the health effects and risks that chemical pesticides have on the environment.
Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.
School In Beechview Facing Another Bed Bug ProblemThe Pittsburgh Beechwood PreK-5 school in Beechview will be treated with pesticides on Saturday after school officials found a bed bug on a student recently.
Arsenic & Apple Juice Report Rattles ParentsFirst pediatricians warned us that too much apple juice with its acid and sugar content was putting our kids’ teeth in danger of developing cavities. Now a TV doctor says we should worry about arsenic in their juice boxes! What's a mother to do?
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