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An industry insider helps call the shots.
Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder.
Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found.
Lead poisoning in expectant mothers has fallen dramatically since lead was finally phased out of petrol in 2006.
With the short-term effects of chlorine and the long-term effects of phthalates, PVC is, “definitely one of the worst sex toy materials we’ve seen.”
“The American people deserve to know what’s happening to their fellow US citizens in Puerto Rico.”
Thousands of Kanawha Valley residents, businesses and workers now can file claims to receive their share of the $151 million settlement of the class-action lawsuit over the January 2014 water crisis.
Five environmental groups say Canada’s law governing toxic chemicals is outdated and they urge the government to amend soon it to protect children and the general population.
The confirmed death toll in Puerto Rico rose to 43 nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria wrecked the island.
It is time to recognize that prevention is far cheaper than curing—and that if our society regulated pollution more, we would spend less on healthcare.
A new study in Environmental Health Perspectives examines risks of exposure to prenatal fluoride at concentrations typical of the general population.
Breathing dirty air and living in stress combine to increase the likelihood NYC kids will have a behavior disorder.
PFOA has been phased out, but what are industries using in its place?
The UN has called the Gaza Strip unlivable, yet IVF treatment is widely available to its residents, with some paying thousands of dollars while others take advantage of a goodwill gesture by the ruling Hamas party.
Workplace exposure to carcinogens such as diesel exhaust, asbestos and silica are together causing thousands of cancer cases in Ontario each year, says a new study that reveals the toll of on-the-job hazardous substances.