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Mice Harmed by Low Dose of BPA, Not High

Baby mice exposed in the womb to low doses – but not high doses – of bisphenol A were fatter and had metabolic changes linked to obesity and diabetes, according to a new study

July 25, 2013 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News

Can the Southern U.S. Cut Coal?

Communities in rural Georgia may soon get a reprieve from the pollution associated with coal-fired power plants

July 2, 2013 — Brett Israel, Environmental Health News and The Daily Climate

EPA Defends Chemical Testing of Low-Dose Hormone Effects

The agency is responding to a report written by 12 scientists who criticized the government’s decades-old strategy for testing the safety of many chemicals found in the environment and consumer products...

June 28, 2013 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News

Fish on Prozac Prove Anxious, Antisocial, Aggressive

New research has found that the pharmaceuticals, which are frequently showing up in U.S. streams, can alter genes responsible for building fish brains and controlling their behavior

June 12, 2013 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News

Airplanes Bear High Levels of Flame Retardants

Spending about 100 hours each month in the air, new research shows that flight attendants fly along with some of the highest levels ever measured for some flame retardants

March 28, 2013 — Brett Israel and Environmental Health News

DDT Linked to High Blood Pressure in Women

A study of San Francisco Bay Area women is the first to link DDT exposure in the womb to a greater risk of developing high blood pressure later in life

March 12, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News
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