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Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
Contaminants pervasive in Cape Cod's drinking water supply, Silent Spring Institute finds
Is cancer just bad luck? We don't think so. See our comments on the controversial new study.
Our letter in Science outlines the major advances over the past 20 years on breast cancer and the environment
Study identifies priority breast carcinogens and biomonitoring methods
Pollution Gets Personal: When Study Participants Learn their Own Chemical Levels
APCC - Sea Level Rise: Changing Cape Cod's Groundwater
Examiner - Seventeen sneaky chemicals that may cause breast cancer
Chemicals Health Monitor - SCIENCE: Most types of cancer not due to “bad luck”
European Trade Union Institute - Breast cancer: the workplace aspects are too often forgotten by researchers
The Boston Globe - Searching for environmental causes of cancer
Green Science Policy Institute Blog - Phosphate flame retardants: Bad to the bone?
The Sacramento Bee - Concern grows in firefighters, others after cancer-causing flame retardants found in test subjects
Epoch Times - Flame Retardant Chemicals Detected in Body Fluids
Marin News - Study: Bolinas, Richmond data show lingering presence of household toxins
Science Daily - A previously unrecognized flame retardant found in Americans for the first time
WebMD - Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans
Science World Report - Scientists Discover Previously Unrecognized Flame Retardant in Americans: TCEP
San Francisco Chronicle - S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks
Wicked Local - Cape Cod studies seek link between breast cancer, septic systems
The Boston Herald - Social Studies: Gala does not stay ‘Silent’
The Barnstable Patriot - Silent Spring reaches milestone
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Researcher Laurel Schaider was quoted in a C&EN article about a recent U.S. Geological Survey study of pharmaceuticals and other emerging contaminants in groundwater impacted by septic systems
Did you catch our Executive Director discuss the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Citizen Science at the National Institutes of Health conference in December?
Nice to see you at our panel discussion on how entrepreneurs can help detox our lives. Babson College
Thank you for joining Silent Spring Institute researchers who presented recent studies to Cape Cod community, Oct 9
Thank you for joining our Director of Research, Ruthann Rudel, for a Webinar on Toxicology and Breast Cancer Prevention, September 10.
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In the 100 years since Rachel Carson’s birth, U.S. production of synthetic chemicals has soared, from less than 10 million pounds a year to more than 300 billion pounds a year
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