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Other Toxic Exposures: Over 315 of 450 Tested Plastic Containers Leach Hormone-Like Compounds

Despite that the industry would like you to think “BPA-Free” labels make foods safe from hormone disrupters, researchers say that this simply isn’t the case. They tested more than 450 different plastic containers from stores like Walmart and Whole Foods. More than 70% of them...
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Legislation: 26 States to Consider Toxic Chemicals Legislation in 2013

Despite intense industry opposition and Congressional inaction, state governments continue to defend the vulnerable from toxic chemical exposure.  In 2013, we expect at least 26 states to consider legislation and policy changes that will: Restrict or label the use of bisphenol A...
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Epigenetic Research: Jet Fuel, Plastics Exposures Cause Disease in Later Generations; Reproductive Diseases, Obesity

The study, said Skinner, “provides additional support for the possibility that environmental toxicants can promote the epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of disease.” “Your great-grandmothers exposures during pregnancy may cause disease in you, while you...
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Toxic Dangers: The Plight Of A Protective Parent In A Chemical World

Lindsay Dahl, deputy director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, is focused on the same goal. Earlier this year, her nonprofit coalition helped lead more than 200 moms and kids as part of the National Stroller Brigade in Washington, D.C. Their mission: convince Congress to...
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New study shows BPA’s more dangerous than previously thought

New study shows BPA's more dangerous than previously thought More than 8 billion pounds of BPA are produced every year, and more than 90% of U.S. residents have measurable amounts of BPA in their bodies. States across the country are moving to ban the chemical in...
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Bisphenol A: How to reduce BPA exposure from food

Bisphenol A: How to reduce BPA exposure from food "Anything you can do to reduce the amount of BPA in your body will lower your risk of disease." Plastic containers and canned foods can be found in most kitchens because they are convenient and affordable. But there is...
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