A new study has revealed that Black and Hispanic hair salon stylists may be at increased risk due to higher levels of various endocrine-disrupting chemicals in their urine.
Chemicals in Food and Products Causing Sperm Counts to Crash: Scientists
Yet another new scientific study has confirmed that toxic, endocrine-disrupting chemicals in our personal care products, food, home care products and general environment may be behind the dramatic drop in sperm counts worldwide.
Lawsuit: Carcinogenic Chemicals in Hair Care Products
A new lawsuit alleges the personal care giants L’Oréal and four other companies sold hair relaxers to the public knowing they had a risk of causing uterine cancer.
Toxic Chemicals in Your Clothes
Buyer Beware: Clothing has been found in laboratory tests to contain an array of toxic chemicals like phthalates, lead, brominated flame retardants and even PFAS forever chemicals.
FDA Reopens Comment Period on Phthalate Food Packaging Chemicals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period, seeking additional scientific data and information on nine currently approved phthalates. Scientific studies have demonstrated that phthalates are harmful endocrine-disrupting chemicals commonly used in U.S. food packaging where they can migrate to the food you eat.
Phthalate Chemicals Linked with Preterm Births
A U.S. government National Institutes of Health study has found that pregnant women who were exposed to multiple phthalates during pregnancy had an increased risk of preterm birth.
Cancer-causing Chemicals Leaching into Food from Packaging: Scientists
Scientists have now identified over three thousand chemicals leaching into food from the food packaging. Experts warn that some of the chemicals found were extremely dangerous and could cause cancer.
Firefighters and Toxic Chemicals Study
A recent study sought to uncover which toxic chemicals firefighters are exposed to that may explain their increased risk for cancer.
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalate Chemicals Damaging to Girl Babies
The results of a recent study indicate that pregnant women exposed to these ubiquitous chemicals (phthalates are found in food/drinks, home care products and personal care products) can harm the reproductive systems of female offspring.
Phthalate Chemicals Linked with High Cholesterol and Heart Disease: Study
The results of a new scientific study have demonstrated that exposure to plastic-associated chemicals such as phthalates can increase the risk of high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.