Pharmaceuticals and consumer product chemicals found in drinking water wells, septic systems are main source
Experts Call for Federal Government to Increase Breast Cancer Prevention Efforts
Gathering Dust: Many Toxic Flame Retardants Linger in Homes, Sometimes at Levels Above Health Guidelines
Silent Spring scientists warn industry against overstating chemical safety claims
Consumer products contain potentially harmful chemicals not listed on labels
Review finds early exposure to common chemicals may affect breast health
Our study shows fresh food diet reduces levels of hormone disruptors BPA and DEHP
Flammability rules face new questions, The Boston Globe
Potential carcinogens found in Mass. personal care products, WCVB Boston
UNSAFE: The Truth Behind Everyday Chemicals, LinkTV
Banned chemicals replaced by worrisome ones, UCSF study shows, San Francisco Gate
NStar herbicide use raises concerns, The Cape Cod Times
Your Household Products May Be Giving You Cancer, Better After 50
Researchers Expose Contaminants In Cape Cod Drinking Water, WGBH News
4 Ways to Lower Your Environmental Breast Cancer Risks, Beware these sneaky endocrine disruptors, Women's Health
Join us for our 20th Anniversary Celebration, honoring Cape residents and legislators as pioneers in breast cancer prevention. May 15, 2014 in East Falmouth, MA.
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Research Scientist Laurel Schaider, PhD participated in a panel discussion on chemicals in drinking water that pose health concerns at the Museum of Science in Boston.
Executive Director, Julia Brody, participated as the keynote speaker at the NW Environmental Health Conference in Portland, Oregon.
In the five years since 3M phased out products based on the persistent organic pollutant perfluorooctane sulfonate, levels of perfluoronated contaminants in the blood of U.S. residents have dropped by half.
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