Now undeniable: Breast cancer that comes with the job (Huffington Post, 11/26/2012)

Unfortunately for these women workers and for all of us, many industry and government leaders refuse to act based on biological plausibility. Instead, they prefer plausible deniability.

Can certain jobs cause breast cancer? A new study suggests yes (The Daily Beast, 11/21/2012)

“Both the automotive and canning industries are known to use chemicals that affect hormone systems in lab animals, such as BPA, phthalates, and flame-retardants.”

Even nail polishes labeled “natural” may not be (Daily Green, 4/11/2012)

A California agency has found the “toxic trio” of chemicals — toluene, formaldehyde and dibutyl phthalate — in salon nail polishes, even those that claim to be free of the harmful substances.

Kaiser Permanente detoxes AND saves money

Great news! Yesterday, health-care giant Kaiser Permanente announced it would stop using IV medical equipment made with the toxic chemicals PVC and DEHP.

Johnson & Johnson, amid activists’ push, steadily removing toxic chemicals from baby products (Associated Press, 11/16/2011)

Iconic baby shampoo maker J&J has committed to removing formaldehyde-releasing preservatives from its baby products worldwide, under pressure from the Breast Cancer Fund’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Breast cancer awareness should be a year-round event (Huffington Post, 10/27/2011)

Mounting scientific evidence links exposure to everyday chemicals — in our food, our products, our air and our water — to breast cancer.

Convenience at what cost: The connection between chemicals and breast cancer (Environmental Health Policy Institute, 6/16/2011)

Since one of the known risk factors for breast cancer is increased exposure to estrogen, it stands to reason that exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals would increase the risk of developing the disease.

How to reduce BPA levels by 60 percent in 3 days

We know BPA is all around us, and the CDC tells us the chemical is in almost 95 percent of us. But what is the leading source of the BPA that contaminates our bodies?The Breast Cancer Fund and Silent Spring Institute conducted a study to find out.