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Roasted marshmallows contain acrylamide.

A chemical found in burned, charred, and toasted foods has been linked to cancer. Here’s how worried you should be.

Acrylamide, which has been linked to cancer, is found in foods like coffee, french fries, and roasted marshmallows.

A toxic-chemicals expert is sounding the alarm about 4 cancer-linked chemicals that could be making us sicker and fatter

Pediatrician and public-health researcher Leo Trasande says many of the products that surround us could be harmful

Eating even a little bit of processed meat regularly can increase your risk of some deadly cancers

Regular, consistent consumption of processed and red meats like ham, hot dogs, bacon, and sausages can up your odds of developing some deadly cancers.

A new study finds that US flight attendants have a higher risk of cancer than the general population

Researchers have found that flight attendants had a higher prevalence of cancer than the general population and that more working years correlated with higher rates of certain skin cancers. The paper says it's most likely explained by exposure to occupation-related factors.
When coffee beans are roasted, acrylamide forms as a byproduct.

There’s a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer — here’s how worried you should be

Acrylamide is considered "probably carcinogenic" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. But is there enough of it in coffee to worry about it?