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Center for Disease Control and Prevention

FEMA accused of meddling into health study of formaldehyde-contaminated Katrina trailers

January 30, 2008 - Two House subcommittees have sent letters to the Department of Homeland Security and the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry asking why the Federal Emergency Management Agency interfered with a heath report on formaldehyde in trailers housing people displaced by Hurricane Katrina -- and why ATSDR complied with FEMA's demands that it not consider long-term exposure impacts including cancer.

Supersizing the South

By R. Neal
March 29, 2007 - A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 50% of advertising on television shows for children under 12 is for food. According to the report: