Environmental Toxins

UN & WHO Panel Recognizes Risk of Endocrine Disruptors

On Tuesday February 19, 2013 an international panel of expert scientists released a report for the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nationals Environment Programme titled, “State of the Science: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals”.  This report acknowledges the threat to human health posed by endocrine disruptors, or compounds that mimic natural hormones or otherwise disrupt hormone … Read more

Federal Report Prioritizes Prevention

Earlier this week the Federal Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee (IBCERCC) released a monumental report “Breast Cancer and the Environment: Prioritizing Prevention.” The Massachusetts Breast Cancer (MBCC) is ecstatic that breast cancer prevention and environmental links to the disease are gaining attention from the federal government. We want you to share in … Read more

Silent Spring on Hidden Toxins

Consumer Products Contain Potentially Harmful Chemicals Not Listed on Labels Health conscious consumers often pore over product labels trying to avoid certain ingredients. But those labels can be incomplete. A new Silent Spring Institute study shows that everyday products contain a wide range of potentially harmful chemicals, including many that are not listed on product … Read more