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(Video) Lead in the Environment: No Safe Dose – Harvard Public Health

HarvardPublicHealth | September, 2010 — Philippe Grandjean, adjunct professor of environmental health, discusses the findings of a report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which concludes there is no known safe exposure to lead.  

5 Chemicals to Watch Out For! Watch Toxic America! with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, on CNN, June 2-3, 8pm EST

“A growing body of research is linking five chemicals — among the most common in the world — to a host of ailments, including cancer, sexual problems and behavioral issues… Is enough being done to protect us from chemicals that could harm us? Watch ‘Toxic America,’ a special two-night investigative report with Sanjay Gupta M.D.” … Continue reading

New Harvard Study Links ADHD to Pesticide Exposure

Research article published May 17th, 2010 in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics:  Researchers measured the pesticide byproducts in the urine of 1,139 children and found children with levels of (pesticide) DMAP metabolite, dimethyl thiophosphate, higher than the median of detectable concentrations had twice the odds of ADHD. This is the largest study … Continue reading

Personal Care Truth Website!

Kristin Fraser Cotte of The Grapeseed Company, and Lisa Rodgers of Cactus and Ivy launched Personal Care Truth based on the premise that it is more powerful to provide information that educates and empowers people, than information that scares them and is not backed by reliable science.  Brava!!! Personal Care Truth! Donna Maria! of Indie Business Network  Anne-Marie Faiola … Continue reading

What are we fighting for? Just a reminder

“We measured umbilical cord blood in babies. We found an average of 200 different industrial chemicals in their cord blood at birth.  Of the total 287 chemicals we detected, 180 are known to cause cancer in humans and 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system.” Dr. Greene, Grist Interview 07, talking about a … Continue reading

Video: Mark Shapiro, Investigative Journalist- “US is Now a Dumping Ground for Chemicals Banned in Europe”

Great video from Democracy Now!

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