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Entries by Samuel S. Epstein from 04/2010

Hormonal Milk and Meat: A Dangerous Public Health Risk

| Posted 04.13.2010 | Healthy Living

On June 3, 1999, the UN Food Safety Agency, representing 101 nations worldwide, ruled unanimously not to endorse or set safety standards for rBGH milk. This has resulted in an international ban on US milk.

Regulation of Carcinogens Is Four Decades Overdue

| Posted 04.28.2010 | Politics

In spite of well-documented evidence relating the escalating incidence of cancer to a wide range of avoidable carcinogenic exposures, the National Cancer Institute remains asleep at the wheel.

Skin Care: The Unrecognized Risks of Perricone, M.D. Skin Care Products

| Posted 04.29.2010 | Healthy Living

The use of nanoparticles in cosmeceuticals poses an unrecognized public health hazard. Nanoparticles readily penetrate skin, and can invade underlying blood vessels and produce distant toxic effects.