Week Two: Breast Cancer Prevention Month

Week two of Breast Cancer Prevention Month focuses on the reality that chemicals in our everyday products are not just affecting our health — they’re making their way into our environment.

How safe are cosmetics? New bill wants to find out (AOL News, 7/21/2010)

“Most people assume the FDA regulates cosmetics the same way it does food and drugs to ensure they are safe. In reality, cosmetics are one of the least-regulated consumer products on the market today.”

More good news: House introduces toxic chemicals overhaul bill

Yesterday Reps. Rush and Waxman introduced the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 in the House of Representatives. The proposed law would protect people and the environment from toxic chemicals.