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Disinfection dangers: How to avoid viruses without exposing yourself to toxics

COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.

The coronavirus has changed just about every routine in our lives, cleaning and disinfecting now among them.

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How toxic chemicals contribute to COVID-19 deaths: Frederick vom Saal, Aly Cohen

Most people living in the U.S. are suffering from one or more chronic diseases that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified as putting people at increased risk of dying from COVID-19.

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Commentary: FDA statement on BPA’s safety is premature

Commentary: FDA statement on BPA’s safety is premature

Last week, the National Toxicology Program (NTP) released part of a multi-year study designed to resolve debate over the safety of BPA.

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Revealed: Nearly 100 potential PFAS-polluted sites in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia from fracking waste

A new map reveals at least 97 new locations that could have been contaminated by the industry’s use of “forever chemicals”

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Obesogens: Chemicals that cause weight gain

It's not all diet and exercise.

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Op-ed: Why academic journals need to embrace youth

We’re tired of hearing leaders say we need creative solutions to climate issues, and then ignoring the creative solutions youth present.

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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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Op-ed: Arming doctors with knowledge about PFAS pollution

A new course and report on PFAS-related health effects can empower patients, promote life-saving screening and help tackle the continued devastating health effects of PFAS chemicals.