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More Evidence That Chemicals Are Changing Who We (And Our Children And Grandchildren) Are

David Crews | Posted 07.24.2012 | Science
David Crews

We haven't proved that chemical exposure is at the root of increases in mental health disorders. What we do know with increasing confidence, however, is that chemical exposure is changing our brains, and that those changes are being passed on to our descendants.

Brain Drain: Could Environmental Chemicals Cause Autism?

Wendy Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Gordon

It never occurred to me to worry about autism when I was pregnant in the '80s, but today it seems that few expectant parents haven't considered the possibility that autism might affect their child.

Time to Ban BPA from Food and Beverage Containers

Sen. Dianne Feinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

No responsible parent would expose their infant to cigarette smoke or car exhaust. But every day in America, millions of infants are exposed to dangerous chemicals hiding in plain view.

Is Plastic Making Us Fat?

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

No one's blaming these compounds for the country's entire obesity epidemic fast food and lack of exercise are not off the hook but emerging research p...