Environmental Health Education, Advocacy and Policy: Nursing's Legacy
Breast Cancer Prevention and Survivorship
If we know the potential risks of certain lifestyle behaviors on developing breast cancer, we can better understand and choose preventative measures that can reduce our risk.... (more)
ADVOCACY & ACTION:
Johnson & Johnson, makers of Aveeno, Neutrogena, ROC, Clean & Clear, Purpose and Johnson's Baby Shampoo, to agree to phase out chemicals that can cause cancer and harm our health from its baby AND adult products in 57 countries around the world!
The Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Exposure Elimination Act of 2011
Healing the Planet: The Bigger Picture
Breast Cancer - The Estrogen Connection
Children's Health & the Environment
$76B in Pediatric Healthcare Costs Linked to Environmental Factors
Children's Health: Better Regulation Of Toxic Chemicals
The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for an overhaul of the nation's chemical management policy, saying the existing system fails to protect children and pregnant women, who are most vulnerable (more)
Exposure: Environmental Links to Breast Cancer
Are your Cleaning Products Safe?
Is Susan G. Komen Denying the BPA-Breast Caner Link? (see article)
A Healing Garden Grows in Bhopal
The Disappearing Male - CBC Documentary
The Disappearing Male is about one of the most important, and least publicized, issues facing the human species: the toxic threat to the male reproductive system.
Parents, Doctors, Nurses to Johnson & Johnson: Make Safer Baby Products
Concerned about cancer-causing chemicals, more than 40 organizations representing 1.7 million parents, health care providers and environmental health advocates delivered a letter today to Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) urging the company to remove toxic ingredients from its popular baby products.
Victory for Safer Baby Products
"On Monday, November 1st, 2011, the campaign sent Johnson & Johnson a letter, signed by about 25 environmental, medical and other groups representing about 3.5 million people in the U.S. and other countries. It urges the company to publicly commit by Nov. 15 to removing the chemicals from all personal care products worldwide." - Associated Press
Through meetings, letters, calls and grassroots mobilization, we've been pushing Johnson & Johnson for safer baby products for more than two years, and this week the company answered. In response to our report, Baby's Tub Is Still Toxic, J&J released a statement saying it's phasing two carcinogenic chemicals out of its baby products worldwide: formaldehyde-releasing preservatives and 1,4-dioxane.
Scientists warn that chemicals may be altering breast development
Exposure to chemicals early in life may alter how breast tissue develops and raise the risks of breast cancer and lactation...
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