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Breast Cancer and the Environment
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
Cape Cod Times - Cheers & Jeers: EPA gets more muscle to regulate chemicals
The Huffington Post - Why We Need Real Environmental Reform, Not “Greenwashing”
The Idaho Statesman - The new science of sun protection
Cape Cod Times - Air Force reacts to contaminated Falmouth water wells
Seacoastonline.com - Experts discuss PFC health impacts
The Boston Globe - Must we wait for proof of ills before banning flame retardants?
CBS News - Why "organic" shampoo can be loaded with chemicals
KUNM - Shoppers Urge Dollar Stores To Go Nontoxic
Recycling Today - Massachusetts mandates drug take-back program
Savvy Women's Alliance - Game On! A New App for Your Small Changes
ecoRI News - Chemical Cocktail Brewing in Region’s Waters
The Huffington Post - A Clever Way To Avoid Toxic Chemicals In Everyday Products
The New York Times - Sharing Health Data Online
The Herald News - Guest Opinion: Can chemical safety reform help reduce chronic diseases?
PHG Foundation - Transparency found to benefit data sharing in research
Scientific American Guest Blog - Scientists Should Talk to the Public, but Also Listen
Save the Date: Silent Spring Institute's annual gala celebration, October 18 at 6 p.m.
Tune in to CNN on July 1 to see Silent Spring Institute featured on Morgan Spurlock's "Inside Man"
See Dr. Laurel Schaider featured on National Geographic Wild's "When Sharks Attack", Friday June 17 at 6 p.m.
You're invited! Silent Spring and Follain: A Panel on Healthy Living Tips, June 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Celebrate those who fight for the reduction of toxic substances at the Champions of Toxics Use Reduction Recognition Ceremony on June 8!
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Chemicals that cause human breast cancer cells to grow in the laboratory are found in such common consumer goods as detergents, hand lotion, plastic toys, pesticides, and plastic food wraps.
Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.