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.

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"… that. We need to learn from animal studies.” Asked to comment Monday, a spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services said, “We look forw …"

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.

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"… I — “invasive and fast-growing,” said Knight, 53, who now works at a Ford parts distribution center near Toronto. She had a single mastectomy and, f …"

"… alth and Safety legislation in the jurisdictions in which they operate.” Ford said it “requires suppliers to ensure that our products — no matter wh …"

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

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"… ting to serious risks, doesn’t bode well for attempts to address related chemicals that may pose similar dangers but haven’t been studied as much, the repo …"

"… e to require further testing and is considering listing BPA among other “chemicals of concern.”These efforts, however, have been “meager,” and the agen …"

"… should update its database containing information about health risks from chemicals to include new data on BPA, the report says. As it is, the entry for BPA i …"

"… has shown effects at low doses. And agencies are more equipped to evaluate chemicals that cause cancer, not the varied health problems often attributed to BPA, …"

Industry linked to study supporting safety of plastics chemical BPA

By Susanne Rust

New research supporting safety of chemical BPA linked to industry