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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Everyday Chemicals Just May Damage Sperm Cells, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science

New research suggests that so-called endocrine-disrupting chemicals in many foods and household items put the whammy on human sperm cells, potentially...

Chemicals Found At Fracking Sites Linked To Cancer, Says New Study

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Hormone-disrupting chemicals linked to cancer, infertility and a slew of other health problems have been found in water samples collected at and near ...

Common Household Chemicals Linked to Human Disease

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

A recent report, co-produced by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Program, suggests a ban of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may be needed to protect the health of future generations.

Environmental Factors and Breast Cancer

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

In addition to the traditionally acknowledged risk factors for breast cancer, scientists are increasingly coming to understand that many chemicals commonly found in products we use daily may also be contributing to the very high incidence of breast cancer.

Boys With Boobs: Hidden Chemicals Fed to Kids Can Impact Their Health

Beth Greer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

Chemicals in the everyday products we use in our homes may be negatively affecting our hormones, says a newly-released study by WHO, the World Health Organization.

Hormones Out of Whack: The Global Threat From Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Michael Green | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Green

I can imagine a world where children are not threatened by harmful chemicals in their daily lives, where simple acts of precaution are commonplace, and where our families' health matters more than short-term profits.

More UK Stores Protect Bees: Bees Drawn to Floral Spark

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

In January (2013) Homebase, B&Q and Wickes removed products containing bee-toxic insecticides called neonictinoids. Recently, Notcutts, Hillier, Squir...

How Environmental Contamination Has Changed the Course of Evolution

David Crews | Posted 12.05.2012 | Science
David Crews

What we want to discuss here is the effect of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on evolution and show how present evolutionary theory, developed and codified prior to the chemical revolution, does not account for life in our contaminated world.

Could Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Vaccines Cause Autism?

Deirdre Imus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Imus

Like it or not, vaccines are likely the largest source of one-time exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals in early infant development.

The Green Standard

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Hollender

Having spent more than two decades pushing back against the sometimes appreciable damage that "greenwashed" products can wreak, I think a green product certifying agency has a lot of merit.