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07.10.14

Has the tide turned on BPA? (Storify)

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07.08.14

UCSF develops game-changing method to translate research on toxic chemicals and prevent disease

By David Tuller, Dr.PH. Everyone wants to know more than we currently do about the long-term effects of everyday exposures to toxic chemicals. Even obstetricians, who could be expected to have a handle on the science, report not knowing how...

07.02.14

The North Face climber gains new perspective on climb

When Marlyss Bird signed up to represent The North Face at Climb Against the Odds, she didn't really know what she was getting herself into. She's not a breast cancer survivor and nobody in her immediate family has had the...

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Press Releases and Statements

  • Sens. Clinton, Hatch, and Speaker Pelosi Promote New Health Initiative to Protect Americans from Environmental Health Hazards

    09/24/07

    Bill Would Create Program to Track Where and When Chronic Diseases Occur and Study Their Connection to Environmental Toxicants

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  • Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, Author Dr. Harvey Karp and Parents gather to urge Governor Schwarzenegger -- Don't veto toxic toys bill

    09/10/07

    Toys with lead have been recalled, but thousands of unsafe toys still being sold in California

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  • Early Puberty Increasing among U.S. Girls, particularly African Americans

    09/06/07

    New Breast Cancer Fund report calls for interventions that acknowledge that low-income, overweight, girls of color are most at risk

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  • Cancer-causing Chemical Found in Children's Bath Products

    02/08/07

    Women's Shampoos and Body Wash also Contaminated

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  • 500 Cosmetics Companies Pledge to Make Safer Health and Beauty Products

    01/25/07

    Lacking Federal Regulation and Enforcement, Manufacturers and States Take the Lead on Safety

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  • New National Campaign Launched to Strengthen Radiation, Chemical Exposure Health Protection Standards

    10/19/06

    Groups Ask President Bush to Shift Basis of Federal Regulations from Adult Males to Groups Most At Risk - Pregnant Women, Children

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  • New California Environmental Health Program Will Measure Pollution in People

    09/29/06

    Schwarzenegger Approves First-in-Nation Statewide Biomonitoring Program; Says Number of Chemicals People are Exposed to Daily Goes "On and On and On"

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  • Bill to Measure Pollution in People Passes Legislature

    08/30/06

    Decision Now Falls to Governor

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  • Nail Polishes to Become a Little Safer

    08/30/06

    OPI, Orly and Sally Hansen Brands Remove Ingredient Linked to Birth Defects; Sally Hansen also to Remove Toluene and Formaldehyde

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  • Consumers Press OPI to Give its Nail Polish a Makeover

    04/19/06

    Salon Brand Contains Some of the Most Toxic Ingredients on the Market

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  • New Statewide Effort to Measure Pollution in People Launched

    03/28/06

    Senators, Scientists, Cancer Survivors and Advocates to Promote "Biomonitoring" Technology at Capitol Press Conference Wednesday

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  • Report Finds Half of Breast Cancer Causes May Be Environmental

    01/24/06

    U.S. Women's Lifetime Risk for Breast Cancer Has Nearly Tripled since 1964

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  • Cosmetics Popular with Teenagers Linked to Breast Cancer, Other Serious Health Problems

    12/07/05

    Adolescents are Especially Vulnerable to Toxic Exposures from Chemical Ingredients

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  • Governor Signs Safe Cosmetics Bill

    10/08/05

    New Law Heightens Scrutiny of Industry Safety

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  • Schwarzenegger Vetoes Program to Measure Pollution in People

    10/08/05

    Bill Would Have Established First Statewide Biomonitoring Program in California

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  • Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Radiation Safety Bill into Law

    09/30/05

    New Safety Standards, Recent Advances in Imaging Technology Will Help Minimize Cancer Danger from X-rays

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  • California Assembly Passes Safe Cosmetics Bill

    08/31/05
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  • Study Finds Prominent Californians Contain Hazardous Chemicals Common in Consumer Products

    08/30/05

    Diverse Group of California Residents Found to Have 10 Times as Much Mercury and Higher Levels of DDT than Other Americans

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  • Cosmetics Popular With Latinas Linked to Cancer, Other Serious Health Problems

    08/10/05

    Bill Requiring Cosmetics Companies to Report Use of Hazardous Chemicals Would Protect Salon Workers

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  • CDC Offers California $1.7 Million to Jumpstart State Biomonitoring Program

    06/27/05

    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Helps Secure Federal Economic Support for California

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