The verdict is in... again! Formaldehyde is a known human carcinogen. This is not earthshaking news or even news, but apparently Congress felt it was worth a million of your tax dollars to confirm what has been a scientific fact for nearly a decade: formaldehyde causes cancer.
When your child has a chronic health condition that threatens his life and well-being, you gain a sharp perspective on what's important in life.
Simply put, we can't rely on these companies to voluntarily make the kind of transformative changes we need to ensure our everyday products are free of chemicals linked to disease.
Wait, so we may be setting the stage for diseases like breast cancer before a baby is even born?
We are all exposed to environmental factors that might ratchet up the risk of cancer. This report offers all of us the hope of staving off a substantial number of breast cancer cases in the coming decades.
If you want to reduce your cancer risks, be careful what advice you follow. A number of activist groups offer a range of cancer-fighting tips that don't mesh with the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) latest report on cancer trends.
With so many news stories that relate to children's environmental health lately, it's hard to keep up!
How are pesticides tested for safety? I know they're tested for efficacy. We keep hearing that only 200 'chemicals' on the
4. Reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Studies by the National Academy of Sciences, U.S. Government Accountability
Parabens: Widely used as a preservative in a range of personal care products. They are suspected endocrine disruptors that
Today, with the release of the President's Cancer Panel report, we may see a fundamental shift toward a winning strategy. The Panel levels a hefty critique of failed regulation of environmental contaminants and undue industry influence.
Perhaps Sparkletts is promoting an alliance with a cancer charity as a PR strategy to distract consumers from Sparkletts' more significant association with their bottles, which are made with a known carcinogen -- BPA.