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Participants in Personal Genome Project weigh risks and benefits of data sharing
A New Approach to Identify Chemicals that Raise Risk of Breast Cancer
Drugs and other contaminants found in private drinking wells on Cape Cod
Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
Lower doses of common product ingredient might increase breast cancer risk.
Pollution Gets Personal: When Study Participants Learn their Own Chemical Levels
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
KUNM - Shoppers Urge Dollar Stores To Go Nontoxic
Recycling Today - Massachusetts mandates drug take-back program
Savvy Women's Alliance - Game On! A New App for Your Small Changes
ecoRI News - Chemical Cocktail Brewing in Region’s Waters
The Huffington Post - A Clever Way To Avoid Toxic Chemicals In Everyday Products
The New York Times - Sharing Health Data Online
The Herald News - Guest Opinion: Can chemical safety reform help reduce chronic diseases?
PHG Foundation - Transparency found to benefit data sharing in research
Scientific American Guest Blog - Scientists Should Talk to the Public, but Also Listen
Circle of Blue - Septic Systems Contaminate Drinking Water Wells on Cape Cod
University Business - Harvard extinguishing flame retardants to protect students
Yes! Magazine - What Our Breasts Are Telling Us
Dr. Jessica Helm will be presenting a free webinar, "Inside Detox Me, a new mobile app from Silent Spring Institute" on March 29 - all are welcome to join!
Dr. Laurel Schaider from Silent Spring Institute will be leading a CDC Private Well Community of Practice Webinar on March 16 from 11 a.m. -12 p.m.
Register for Against the Tide 2016! Events will be held on June 18 (Hopkinton, MA) and August 20 (Brewster, MA).
Webinar hosted by Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Water Quality Scientist at Silent Spring Institute
Dr. Laurel Schaider will be giving a presentation to the Water Supply Citizens Advisory Committee on December 8; this event is open to the public!
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