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NJ Train-Bridge Collapse Causes Vinyl Chloride Leak

HazMat teams responding, but no major injuries reported yet

(Newser) - A collapsing train bridge in Paulsboro, NJ, this morning sent four train cars into Mantua Creek, where they are leaking vinyl chloride into the air and water, reports the South Jersey Times . Seven cars were reported overturned, and 18 people reported breathing difficulties. Firefighters and hazardous material crews have been... More »

City Lights Linked to Breast Cancer

Scientists believe lights suppress tumor-fighting hormone

(Newser) - Women who live in areas with a large about of night-time light face an increased risk of breast cancer, and scientists believe it may be because the light interferes with a tumor- fighting hormone, reports the Washington Post. Researchers compared satellite images at night with cancer registries and found breast... More »

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