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Participants in Personal Genome Project weigh risks and benefits of data sharing
A New Approach to Identify Chemicals that Raise Risk of Breast Cancer
Drugs and other contaminants found in private drinking wells on Cape Cod
Study measures carcinogenic flame retardants in people
Lower doses of common product ingredient might increase breast cancer risk.
Pollution Gets Personal: When Study Participants Learn their Own Chemical Levels
Circle of Blue - Septic Systems Contaminate Drinking Water Wells on Cape Cod
Yes! Magazine - What Our Breasts Are Telling Us
University Business - Harvard extinguishing flame retardants to protect students
Living Lab on The Point - Household Chemicals End Up in Cape Cod Drinking Water
CommonWealth - Boston should stamp out flame retardants
NIEHS Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Newsletter - New Digital Tool Helps Researchers Personalize Results Report-Back
Cape Cod Times - Barnstable seeks $3M to clean up pollutants
WebMD - FAQ: Parabens and Breast Cancer
Boston Herald - Social Studies: A green cause for pink
Alaska Dispatch News - What the Pink? Protecting the breasts you love
Reuters Health - In utero DDT exposure tied to increased breast cancer risk
National Geographic - DDT Linked to fourfold Increase in Breast Cancer Risk
Cape Cod Times - Contaminants found in wells throughout Cape
Medical Xpress - New approach to ID chemicals that raise risk of breast cancer
Cape Cod Times - Worst case scenario?
Cape Cod Times - Barnstable declares water emergency to avert summer shortage
New at Silent Spring Institute
Dr. Laurel Schaider will be giving a presentation to the Water Supply Citizens Advisory Committee on December 8; this event is open to the public!
Executive Director Dr. Julia Brody will be speaking at the Reproductive Health and the Environment Symposium at Northeastern University on December 11. RSVP today!
Join Dr. Laurel Schaider for a presentation on Silent Spring's water quality research on December 4 at Harrington Hospital
Save the dates! The 2015 Festival of Giving Trees is taking place December 3 – 6. Support Silent Spring by participating in this year's events.
Our annual gala was a huge success. Thank you for your support!
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