Jerrold J. Heindel

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The dangers of opinion masquerading as fact in science journals: Jerrold J. Heindel

A call for unbiased, honest science in peer-reviewed journals.

An article written by a group of 19 toxicologists has been published verbatim in eight toxicology journals in the last four months.

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COVID-19 Nurses

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals weaken us in our COVID-19 battle: Linda S. Birnbaum, Jerrold J. Heindel

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals masquerade as hormones. These insidious contaminants increase the diseases that cause the underlying conditions that result in susceptibility to COVID-19.

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Jerry Heindel: A new hub for the science of hormone disruptors
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Jerry Heindel: A new hub for the science of hormone disruptors

When I was a Scientific Program Administrator at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) I saw a lot of scientists doing strong research on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

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Jerry Heindel: Is the FDA short-circuiting a large effort to understand BPA risk?

Jerry Heindel: Is the FDA short-circuiting a large effort to understand BPA risk?

For years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Environmental Protection agency (EPA), have ruled that bisphenol A (BPA) is safe at doses many studies by independent research scientists have found cause harm in laboratory animals.

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The CLARITY Study: Integration of Apples and Oranges

When regulatory agencies assess the data on a chemical as part of their risk assessment they focus on two main types of studies.

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