Congress is finally going to take a serious crack at reforming the totally outdated and broken system of chemical regulation at the Environmental Protection Agency. After years of hard work by a coalition of environmental health organizations including the Breast Cancer Fund…
In recent years, biomonitoring – tracking and measuring the pollution in our bodies – has revolutionized our thinking about toxic chemicals. Studies have found hundreds of industrial chemicals used to manufacture consumer goods in the blood and urine of Americans.
Have mainstream journalists been too dismissive of the connection between toxic chemicals and increasing rates of development disorders, cancer and other illnesses?
Two of our Canadian colleagues launched a very personal experiment, exposing themselves to common food and personal care products, for their new book about chemicals in products — and people.
Our friends at Safer Chemicals Healthy Families released a report today that’s another nail in the coffin of the antiquated law that governs our broken chemical management system, the Toxic Substances Control Act.
The Breast Cancer Fund is heartened that the FDA has registered concern about BPA and is advising parents to reduce children’s exposure while it further investigates the chemical.
Is early puberty really cause for concern?