In a new policy statement, the American Public Health Association (APHA) is calling on the U.S. Surgeon General to take steps to protect women workers who are exposed to toxic chemicals linked to breast cancer on the job. The APHA explains that environmental chemicals in workplaces play a significant role in breast cancer causation, and … Read more…
As the evidence piles up about the devastating effects that prenatal chemical exposure can have on later-life health, we must consider what more can be done to protect pregnant women from toxic chemical exposures.
When I was pregnant with my daughter three years ago, no one in my doctor’s office mentioned anything about the potential risks associated with chemical exposures, nor did they mention anything about the steps I could take to avoid these exposures.
The Breast Cancer Fund’s concern about BPA in food and drink containers was echoed by a top health official in Saturday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.