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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Environment":

"… r. Compiled by the congressionally mandated Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee, the report notes that most cases of bre …"

"… together as a mixture, for effects on the mammary gland and breast …” Environmental exposures, moreover, have gotten relatively little attention from resear …"

"… re in close proximity to industry or waste sites.” Spokespeople for the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Chemistry Council, the chemical indus …"

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 "Center for Progressive Reform":

"… rofessor at the University of Richmond and an author of the report for the Center for Progressive Reform, which focuses on public health regulations.Recent studies point to BPA’ …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Medicine":

"… id Shanna Swan, a reproductive epidemiologist at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York who studied the effects of phthalates on infant boys. Phthala …"

"… , said Geoffrey Kabat, an epidemiologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, N.Y. That's because getting a tattoo still is considered a …"

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 "Michigan":

"… y know,” said Robert Denver, a neuroendocrinologist at the University of Michigan who has served on two of the EPA’s scientific advisory panels on atrazin …"