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Toxics

Stealth chemicals: A call to action on a threat to human fertility

In an interview with Yale e360, epidemiologist Shanna Swan talks about how falling sperm counts and other fertility problems are linked to chemicals in consumer products and explains why the Biden administration needs to follow Europe’s lead in restricting these substances.
Climate

Portland group key to convincing General Mills to drop chemical from mac-and-cheese processing

Annie's Homegrown will eliminate ortho-phthalates, which make plastics more flexible but may also pose health risks, from its production equipment.
Originals

Pete Myers: Our failure on fertility

Your hormones have been hijacked.

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Originals

WATCH: Fertility crisis leaves little time for solutions

On fertility, we are running out of time.

And the growing number of plastics in our lives are accelerating the crunch.

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Originals

Count Down: Hormonal havoc in our midst

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www.nytimes.com
Toxics

Op-ed: What are sperm telling us?

Scientists are concerned by falling sperm counts and declining egg quality. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may be the problem.
Originals

Use of disinfectants has soared, sparking new examination of ingredients

Disinfectant use has exploded during the coronavirus pandemic as people try to keep their hands and surfaces clean. But one family of cleaning chemicals is receiving scrutiny for potential health concerns.

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www.cnn.com
Toxics

Health impacts of synthetic chemicals doubled in last 5 years

Synthetic chemicals aren't good for you. Examples of how endocrine-disrupting chemicals in plastics, pesticides and other US products impact health have doubled in the last five years, and now include obesity, breast cancer, diabetes and more.
medium.com
Toxics

Externalities are our existential threat

It’s the “ex’s” we need to worry about the most. Externalities that create an existential threat. The ultimate threat: Our extinction.
www.haaretz.com
Toxics

Pollution is causing wild fish deformities in California

A new study demonstrates how high selenium concentrations, primarily from industrial and agricultural runoff, can affect wild fish.

www.nytimes.com
Toxics

Half of us face obesity, dire projections show

By 2030, nearly one in two adults will be obese, and nearly one in four will be severely obese.
www.sfchronicle.com
Toxics

Plastic-munching mealworms may be key to helping clean environment

Mealworms can eat and digest plastic and could potentially be deployed en masse to help rid the world of plastic garbage.

www.independent.ie
Toxics

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns

France’s health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing risks for humans and the environment.
From our Newsroom

The draw—and deadlines—of American denial

From vaccines to elections to climate change, denial is doing lasting damage to the country.

What do politicians have to say about 'Fractured?'

Here are the responses we've gotten so far from politicians about our study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals.

Planting a million trees in the semi-arid desert to combat climate change

Tucson's ambitious tree planting goal aims to improve the health of residents, wildlife, and the watershed.

“Allow suffering to speak:” Treating the oppressive roots of illness

By connecting the dots between medical symptoms and patterns of injustice, we move from simply managing suffering to delivering a lasting cure.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart attacks: Study

Middle-aged men in Pennsylvania's fracking counties die from heart attacks at a rate 5% greater than their counterparts in New York where fracking is banned.

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