Study spotlights high breast cancer risk for plastics workers

By Jim Morris

Researchers cite breast cancer risks in Canadian plastic auto parts factories — with potential implications in the U.S. and beyond.

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 "Phthalate":

"… id hormones. But Phthalates in tattoo inks may not carry the same risk. "Phthalates are cleared from the body within hours, and unlike many Phthalate exposur …"

"… edicine in New York who studied the effects of Phthalates on infant boys. Phthalates applied to the skin in a lotion were absorbed and metabolized in a 2007 s …"