U.S. report urges deeper look into breast cancer's environmental links

By Jim Morris

A new federal report urges enhanced research into potential environmental triggers of breast cancer.

Federal regulators have failed to act on toxic chemical, report says

By Chris Hamby

Regulators have done little to protect the public from BPA, critics say

Excerpts from this story referencing "spokesman":

"… re information about the health risks of BPA, the report recommends.An EPA spokesman didn’t respond to a request for comment. An FDA spokesman said the agenc …"

"… ommends.An EPA spokesman didn’t respond to a request for comment. An FDA spokesman said the agency has some concerns about BPA and noted its ongoing research …"

"… ome concerns about BPA and noted its ongoing research efforts. And an OSHA spokesman said the agency takes samples of workers’ exposure to BPA when appropria …"

Inkling of concern: Chemicals in tattoo inks face scrutiny

By Brett Israel

New research finds chemicals in tattoo inks: Including some toxic metals, and one of the most potent skin carcinogens

EPA fails to inform public about weed-killer in drinking water

By Danielle Ivory

An herbicide atrazine has been found in four state, at levels ten times higher than federal safety limits

Excerpts from this story referencing "Louisiana":

"… — not only in Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Kansas, but also in Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. Bradbury declined to elaborate on the apparent contradiction.T …"