Three leading physicians today said the scientific evidence that unregulated chemicals contribute to chronic diseases in America has grown substantially in recent years. The evidence is summarized in a new report called Chemicals and Our Health, which was released by Safer Chemicals, Health Families, as the Senate Environment Committee gears up for an historic vote on chemical reform on Wednesday.
hormone disrupting chemicals
A new study released yesterday in the journal Pediatrics found that girls are developing breasts earlier than ever, elevating their risk of breast cancer and other health problems.
Today, after years of insisting that the hormone-mimicking chemical bisphenol A (BPA) was “safe for all uses,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised its stance.