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BPA Exposure Linked to Prostate Cancer

Exposure to low levels of bisphenol A during development may make men more susceptible to prostate cancer later in life, according to a new study

January 7, 2014 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News

Unregulated Chemicals Found in Drinking Water

Traces of 18 unregulated contaminants were found in the water from one-third of utilities in sampling across the U.S. by federal scientists.

December 5, 2013 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News

Do Air Pollutants Play a Role in Bowel Disease?

The impacts of air pollution on the lungs and the heart have been widely documented for decades. But until now, few researchers have paid attention to the gastrointestinal tract

September 20, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Women Living Near Pesticide-Treated Fields Have Smaller Babies

Women in Northern California farm towns gave birth to smaller babies if they lived within three miles of strawberry fields and other crops treated with the pesticide methyl bromide, according to researchers...

September 19, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Drugs Contaminate Lake Michigan

Prescription drugs have been found far from Milwaukee's sewage outfalls, suggesting the lake is not diluting the compounds as scientists expected

September 5, 2013 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News
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Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

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