BPA: What you need to know

Plastic pollution is a problem, and BPA plays a large role.

BPA - a common chemical in durable plastics - is detrimental to our health and remains in widespread use.

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Toxics

While some think DEET is another four letter word, experts say it's the best choice

With illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites tripling and tick-borne disease doubling in the U.S. between 2004 through 2016, repellents containing DEET are now at the top of the recommended prevention list.

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A toxic travelogue

The first four stops on a tour tracing American history through its pollution.

Breast cancer: Hundreds of chemicals identified as potential risk factors

Researchers find nearly 300 chemicals linked to breast cancer-contributing hormones in everyday products, and call for a renewed focus on women's exposure risks.

My island does not want to be resilient. We want a reclamation.

Unlearning academic jargon to understand and amplify beauty and power in Puerto Rico.

Measuring Houston’s environmental injustice from space

Satellites show communities of color are far more exposed to pollution in Houston, offering a potential new way to close data gaps and tackle disparities.

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.

The real story behind PFAS and Congress’ effort to clean up contamination: Op-ed

Former EPA official Jim Jones sets the record straight on 'the forever chemical' as lawmakers take up the PFAS Action Act

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