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Activist, Blogger and Social Media addict shedding light on a global health scandal http://bit.ly/DESawareness
Activist, Blogger and Social Media addict shedding light on a global health scandal http://bit.ly/DESawareness

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Two ingredients used in thousands of products to kill bacteria, fungi and viruses linger in the environment and pose a risk to human health, according to a statement released today by more than 200 scientists and health professionals.

The scientists say the possible benefits in most uses of #triclosan and #triclocarban - used in some soaps, toothpastes, detergents, paints, carpets - are not worth the risk.

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The Member State Committee (MSC) supported the French proposal to additionally identify Bisphenol A as a substance of very high concern because of its endocrine disrupting properties which cause probable serious effects to human health. #BPA #EDCs

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The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE)’s mission is to create a healthier environment for human reproduction and development through advancing scientific inquiry, clinical care and health policies that prevent exposures to harmful chemicals in our environment

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The genes that have been found to harbor loss-of-function mutations in patients with autism overlap with those associated with congenital heart disease and metabolic disorders.

What do “brain” diseases have to do with congenital heart disease and metabolic disorders?

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Doctors may be overprescribing opioids to women who have had cesarean sections, a new study found

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Fertility and Sterility®, VOL. 107 NO. 6 / 1294 / JUNE 2017.

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It’s been 34 years since #Monsanto Co. presented U.S. regulators with a seemingly routine study analyzing the effects the company’s best-selling #herbicide might have on rodents. Now, that study is once again under the microscope, emerging as a potentially pivotal piece of evidence in litigation brought by hundreds of people who claim Monsanto’s weed killer gave them #cancer.
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This week tissue slides from long-dead mice in that long-ago research study are being scrutinized by fresh eyes as an expert pathologist employed by lawyers for cancer victims looks for evidence the lawyers hope will help prove a cover-up of the dangers of the weed killer called #glyphosate.

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New doctors are less likely to speak up about a colleague’s unprofessional behaviour than they are about traditional threats to patients’ safety, even when they perceive high potential for harm to patients, a US study has found. #doctors #ethical

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Early childhood exposures to specific #phthalates are associated with depressed thyroid function in girls at age 3, according to a May 2017 study conducted by scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

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A Scottish biologist examines the damaging effects of the #Duogynon #Primodos pregnancy drugs. June 2017
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