Fix our broken chemical system AND save health care costs AND reduce human suffering

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.

Ask Janet!

On the next few Fridays (and perhaps beyond), Breast Cancer Fund Science Advisor Janet Gray, Ph.D., of Vassar College, will lend her scientific expertise in environmental health to answering burning questions around the link between breast cancer and environmental exposures. Question from Norma, Texas: All I read about not using personal care products or cleaning products … Read more…

Rush to hormone-replacement therapy fueled by industry-funded “science”

Did you catch the front-page story in yesterday’s New York Times chronicling how, from 1998 to 2005, pharmaceutical giant Wyeth paid ghostwriters to produce scientific papers that “emphasized the benefits and de-emphasized the risks” of hormone-replacement therapy ? You may recall that several years back, hundreds of thousands of menopausal women came off the very … Read more…