Dr. Philip J. Landrigan

Opinion: To get high-risk pesticides out of our bodies, insulate the EPA from politics and follow the science

Opinion: Get high-risk pesticides out of our bodies

Four ways to fix systemic problems plaguing food and agriculture safety

Both in our personal lives and as a society, the consequences of dismissing warnings from science versus heeding them have been driven home by the Covid pandemic.

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Op-ed: A push for answers about the environmental causes of child cancer

"Prevention is the cure for child/teen cancer." This is the welcoming statement on a website called 'TheReasonsWhy.Us', where families affected by childhood cancers can sign up for a landmark new study into the potential environmental causes.

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Commentary: It’s up to us to keep children safe from toxics

Commentary: It’s up to us to keep children safe from toxics

Children in the world today are exposed to thousands of environmental toxics, and these toxic chemicals are making our children sick.

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Peter Dykstra: Journalists I’m thankful for

My third annual list of the over-achieving and under-thanked.

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

"Pregnant women, and men planning to conceive a pregnancy, have a responsibility to protect the reproductive health of the offspring they are creating."

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Car tire chemicals are killing salmon and steelhead

The chemical 6PPD, added to tires to prevent degradation, is causing a “complete breakdown of the blood brain barrier” in fish, a new study found.

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A new analysis shows a “crisis” of male reproductive health

Global average sperm count is declining at a quicker pace than previously known, chemical exposure is a suspected culprit.

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Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

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Frequently asked questions on the new sperm count decline study

Sperm counts are declining everywhere — the implications are huge.