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J&J Commits to Safer Cosmetics Worldwide

Johnson & Johnson to phase out chemicals of concern from baby and adult cosmetics by 2015.

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04.16.14

Are lipsticks dangerous? (CNN, 4/4/2014)

Sharima Rasanayagam This article, which was written by Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, appears on CNN.com. Every day millions of women apply lipstick without a second thought. What many don't know is that lipsticks may contain lead,...

04.16.14

Avon finally gives triclosan the boot (The Guardian, 4/1/2014)

Facing pressure from shareholders and consumers who want safer cosmetics, Avon announced it will phase out the toxic chemical triclosan from its beauty and personal care products. While the Breast Cancer Fund and our Campaign for Safe Cosmetics are pleased...

03.28.14

Roundup: Flame retardants under fire

Firefighters and advocates take a stand to give toxics the boot.

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New Evidence, New Agenda

A Breast Cancer Prevention Forum Featuring Linda Birnbaum, Florence Williams

Want to learn about the future of breast cancer prevention? Watch this spirited and thought-provoking discussion among scientists and visionaries about the science linking toxic chemicals to breast cancer, and what can be done to turn the tide on this devastating disease.

Featuring

  • Linda Birnbaum, Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Lynn Goldman, Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
  • Conn Nugent, President, The Heinz Center
  • Jeanne Rizzo, President and CEO, Breast Cancer Fund
  • Florence Williams, author of Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History
  • Moderated by Frank Sesno, Director, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs

This event was presented by George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, the Breast Cancer Fund and the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment.