American Public Health Association calls on Surgeon General to protect women workers from chemicals linked to breast cancer

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…

Disrupted Development: The Dangers of Prenatal BPA Exposure (The Huffington Post, 9/23/13)

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.

California bill would warn pregnant women about prenatal 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.