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Hormonal contraception does not appear to increase HIV risk
...ion of HIV, he said. Barring abstinence, use of a latex
condom, consistently and correctly, is highly effective against HIV infection. More than 100 million women around the world use hormonal contraception, the study authors wrote. In all, 18 million women have been infected with HIV, most during hete...
Deadly latex evading lax food labelling laws
Food packaging containing latex
should be labeled to avoid the possibility of sens... packaging tested was contaminated with latex. The latex
was transferred to food in some cases. In one unnamed chocolate biscuit, the amount of latex
Many cleaners, air fresheners may pose health risks when used indoors
...ble solvents used in a variety of cleaning agents, latex
paints and other products. They are classified as hazardous air pollutants under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments and as toxic air contaminants by California's Air Resources Board. Their toxicity varies with th...