Critic of artificial sweeteners pilloried by industry-backed scientists

By Chris Young

Any criticism of the artificial sweetener industry is met with a barrage of criticism, often from questionable sources.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Endocrinology":

"… publicized work, published as an opinion article in the journal Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Swithers reviewed recent studies on artificial sweeteners …"

"… “Today an opinion article published in the journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism claimed to review ‘surprising evidence on the …"

"… — Craig A. Johnston and John Foreyt — submitted a letter to Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, the journal that published Swithers’ paper. In their le …"

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 …"

Low doses of some chemicals tied to health effects

By Marla Cone

Scientists see links to infertility, heart disease and other disorders from exposure to small amounts of hormone-altering chemicals

Excerpts from this story referencing "Environment":

"… fects of atrazine on frogs.The senior author is Pete Myers, the founder of Environmental Health News and chief scientist of Environmental Health Sciences.Linda B …"

"… ete Myers, the founder of Environmental Health News and chief scientist of Environmental Health Sciences.Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of En …"

"… ntal Health Sciences.Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, said the new report is valuable “because it pulls a t …"

"… sity’s Levin Lab Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, told Environmental Health News.But many toxicologists subscribe to “the dose makes the po …"

EPA’s hormonal ups and downs

By Jillian Olsen

Warning: the following contains an actual example of environmental advocates agreeing with the chemical industry. Both sides say that the En