An investigation into the deaths of six former Philadelphia Phillies players from the same type of brain cancer has found that the artificial turf where they played for years contains dangerous PFAS chemicals.
Category: Brain Health and Chemicals
WA State to Ban Formaldehyde and Lead from Cosmetics
The Washington state legislature is considering banning the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products that contain formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents, certain amounts of lead, and some other chemicals.
What Toxic Chemicals were Released in Ohio Train Derailment?
Vinyl chloride was the most toxic of the chemicals being transported on the train that was derailed, but there were other toxic chemicals released as well…
FDA Plans to Reduce Levels of Lead in Baby Food
The FDA now has a “Closer to Zero ” initiative for reducing childhood exposure to harmful contaminants in food.
Most Kids Use Toxic Face Paints and Body Care Products: Study
According to the results of a new scientific study, most U.S. children are using cosmetics and body care products that could contain carcinogens and other toxic chemicals.
PBDE Exposure in utero Linked with Anxiety in Teens
A recent research study has advanced understanding of the link between exposure to environmental toxins (like the toxic flame retardant chemical PBDE) in utero and subsequent development of anxiety during adolescence.
Artificial Sweetener Aspartame Linked to Anxiety: Study
Scientific researchers have now linked the synthetic sweetener Aspartame to anxiety.
Early Death from Ultra-Processed Food Additives: Study
A new scientific study has demonstrated a link between eating ultra-processed foods and a significantly increased risk for early death.
Democrats Fight to KEEP Using Toxic Chemicals, Pressure EPA to Ease Off Regulations
Prominent Democrats are urging the White House and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ease off on regulating some toxic chemicals known to harm both public health and the environment.
The Parkinson’s Disease-Weed Killer Link: ‘The Paraquat Papers’ and Big Chemical’s Secret Fears
Secret documents reveal that Big Chemical company Syngenta was concerned about the scientific studies showing a link with their weedkiller Paraquat and Parkinson’s Disease.