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Op-Ed: The medical community is missing a major piece of the obesity puzzle

Health care practitioners and regulators need to address the chemicals in everyday products that are in part spurring the obesity crisis.

DEHP breast cancer

Plastic additive increases breast cancer relapse, mortality: New science

DEHP, a phthalate used to make IV bags and tubing pliable, increases breast cancer mortality and relapse risk, a new study warns

PFAS cosmetics

IN-DEPTH: For clean beauty brands, getting PFAS out of makeup might be easier said than done

“Even the most well-intentioned brands could experience PFAS problems.”

PFAS in water

Pennsylvania vows to regulate PFAS in drinking water—again—but regulations are at least two years away

The chemicals, linked to health problems including cancer and thyroid disease, have contaminated drinking water in Pittsburgh communities like Coraopolis and McKeesport.

ocean cleanup plastic

And now, everything the country is ​not ​talking about ...

And here's at least one thing to do about it all.

Common terns

Long-banned toxics are still accumulating in Great Lakes birds—as new chemical threats emerge

We're "at the mercy of a shifting chemical landscape."

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