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Breast Cancer and the Environment
Study identifies sources of drinking water contamination for millions of Americans
Participants in Personal Genome Project weigh risks and benefits of data sharing
Drugs and other contaminants found in private drinking wells on Cape Cod
A New Approach to Identify Chemicals that Raise Risk of Breast Cancer
Lower doses of common product ingredient might increase breast cancer risk
Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
NJ.com - Q&A: How to avoid 'Teflon' chemicals in your water - and elsewhere
In These Times - Fire Departments, Airports and Military Bases May Be More Toxic to Workers Than You Think
EWG - New Studies Trace PFC Pollution from Sources to the Next Generation
WKU - Study Finds Widespread Contamination of Ohio Valley Drinking Water
WV Public Broadcasting - Studies Highlight Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
The Washington Post - Researchers find unsafe levels of industrial chemicals in drinking water of 6 million Americans
Charleston Gazette-Mail - Study: At least 6 million at risk from PFOA chemical family
Boston Globe Magazine - Cape Cod’s big drinking water problem
Politico - Newburgh asks state to conduct blood sampling for chemical in water supply
Cape Cod Times - Cheers & Jeers: EPA gets more muscle to regulate chemicals
The Huffington Post - Why We Need Real Environmental Reform, Not “Greenwashing”
The Idaho Statesman - The new science of sun protection
Cape Cod Times - Air Force reacts to contaminated Falmouth water wells
Seacoastonline.com - Experts discuss PFC health impacts
The Boston Globe - Must we wait for proof of ills before banning flame retardants?
CBS News - Why "organic" shampoo can be loaded with chemicals
Laurel Schaider to speak about contaminants of emerging concern at the Brewster Ponds Coalition's annual meeting
Save the Date: Silent Spring Institute's annual gala celebration, October 18 at 6 p.m.
Tune in to CNN on July 1 to see Silent Spring Institute featured on Morgan Spurlock's "Inside Man"
See Laurel Schaider featured on National Geographic Wild's "When Sharks Attack", Friday June 17 at 6 p.m.
You're invited! Silent Spring and Follain: A Panel on Healthy Living Tips, June 21 at 5:30 p.m.
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Only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are linked with a family history of disease or with known inherited high-risk genes.
Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.