Listen to the teleconference: Toxic Chemicals and Reproductive Health: What's the Relationship? http://saferchemicals.org/sc/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/mp3/repro-health-teleconference-18nov10.mp3 Infertility. Early puberty. Decreased sperm counts. Breast and prostate cancers. These are just a few of the reproductive health problems that are increasing in the United States today. More and more evidence implicates that some of these increases are linked to our […]
A new report from SAFER States and the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition shows that states aren’t waiting for Congress to take action on toxic chemicals—they are taking matters into their own hands. Titled Healthy States: Protecting Families From Toxic Chemicals While Congress Lags Behind, the new report asserts that three factors are driving state […]
Want to know more about the toxic characters that have leached and off-gassed into every aspect of our lives? Check out our new video to glimpse their diabolical back-room scheming, then read our web pages to discover their tragic pasts and favorite hangouts, the little-known quirks that make them so special, and how to avoid […]
From Lindsay Dahl, Deputy Campaign Director This week and last, our coalition partners pulled together to send thousands of letters to Congress, in anticipation of expected Congressional action to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). I continue to be inspired by how fired up people are on our issue, and the diversity […]
Bisphenol A (BPA) continues to make headlines as researchers discover yet more health risks, the plastics industry gears up to fight regulations, consumers try to avoid it, more states pass resolutions banning it, and federal agencies struggle to do the right thing. First, the bad news . . . What is BPA? BPA is a […]
Only you can devise the right strategy for avoiding toxic family drama, but here are some quick tips for keeping the big meal chemical-free.
From childhood obesity to breast cancer: new research links chemicals to large-scale health problems
Cancer, infertility, obesity, asthma, learning disorders, early puberty, diabetes — what do all of these things have in common? For starters, they are all on the rise in the U.S. Second, they are major health trends that scientists are now linking to exposure to toxic chemicals. The latest alarming public health trend now linked to […]