Mercury is considered one of the top ten chemicals of major public health concern by the World Health Organization. Exposure to mercury, particularly methyl mercury, even at low levels, can cause irreparable harm to the developing brain and nervous system and is especially concerning for pregnant women and children.
By nick|May 5th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mercury, Fish, and Public Health Concerns: The Proposed Donlin Gold Mine
Children’s behavior and biology leave them uniquely susceptible to harm from toxic chemicals commonly found in our natural and built environment. This results in childhood illness and death as well as adverse health effects later in life. For this webinar, Dr. Ruth Etzel presented on content from her new book entitled ‘Protecting Your Child’s
By nick|April 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Protecting Your Child’s Health with Dr. Ruth Etzel
Plastics, and the endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) they contain, pose a significant, global public health threat. Exposure to EDCs can be linkedwith human diseases and conditions including cancer, diabetes, reproductive disorders, neurodevelopmental impairment, and immune system suppression. The report from the Endocrine Society and International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) entitled Plastics, EDCs & Health presents over 20 years of research
By nick|March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Plastics, Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Health: Findings of a New Joint Report of the Endocrine Society and IPEN