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U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

washingtonpost.com | May 7, 10 at 08:04 AM

Read More: Cancer, chemicals, environmental, pollution

U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

An expert panel that advises the president on cancer said Thursday that Americans are facing "grievous harm" from chemicals in the air, food and water that have largely gone unregulated and ignored....

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Shampoos, chemicals in food cans 'could be linked to early puberty in girls'

telegraph.co.uk | Alastair Jamieson | April 8, 10 at 07:16 AM

Read More: Cancer, chemicals, phytoestrogens, puberty

Shampoos, chemicals in food cans 'could be linked to early puberty in girls'

Researchers investigating the use of phenols, phthalates and phytoestrogens, used in packaging as well as perfumes, lotions and shampoos, has found evidence they can cause harm by interfering with the body's hormones....

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Weak Rules on Toxins and Safety Mean Americans Are Dying from "Safe" Products

nytimes.com | DAVID LEONHARDT | March 31, 10 at 09:47 AM

Read More: cancer, chemicals, disease, fda, toxins

Weak Rules on Toxins and Safety Mean Americans Are Dying from "Safe" Products

For 14 years until just last month, GlaxoSmithKline sold a denture cream called Super Poligrip that contained high levels of zinc. The zinc helped with adhesion and was probably safe so long...

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Law allows US companies to hide risks of chemicals

washingtonpost.com | Lyndsey Layton | January 3, 10 at 09:13 PM

Read More: chemicals, corruption, Environmental Protection Agency, epa, fda

Law allows US companies to hide risks of chemicals

Of the 84,000 chemicals in commercial use in the United States -- from flame retardants in furniture to household cleaners -- nearly 20 percent are secret, according to the Environmental Protection Agency,...

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