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Entries by Samuel S. Epstein from 09/2009

The National Cancer Institute Should Delay Its Collaboration With Love/Avon

| Posted 09.04.2009 | Healthy Living

The NCI should insist that Avon reformulate its products to phase out all toxic ingredients and replace them by safe alternatives before proceeding with their important initiative.

Response To Dr. Susan Love's Post On Breast Cancer

| Posted 09.15.2009 | Healthy Living

Dr. Susan Love is a distinguished breast cancer surgeon who works in close collaboration with the giant Avon cosmetics and personal care products company. Candidly, she claims no expertise for scientific qualifications on the causes and prevention of breast cancer.

Risks From Toxic Ingredients In Cosmetics, And Personal Care Products

| Posted 09.17.2009 | Healthy Living

There are no warnings whatsoever on cosmetics and personal care products. Yet their ingredients pose unrecognized lifelong dangers to the entire U.S. population.

Talcum Powder: The Hidden Dangers

| Posted 09.21.2009 | Healthy Living

Talcum dusting powder is commonly used to reduce rashes and diaper irritation in babies and infants. But this practice is dangerous. It can result in the inhalation of significant amounts of powder, causing acute or chronic lung irritation, known as talcosis.

Anti-Aging and Anti-Wrinkling Skin Care Products: Cosmeceuticals

| Posted 09.29.2009 | Healthy Living

The term 'cosmeceutical' was developed as a way to avoid subjecting the industry's claims to the authority of the Food and Drug Administration.