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  • BPA — More Bad News for Babies
    Jan 20, 2009

    BPA — More Bad News for Babies

    One of 2008’s top ten health stories continues to trouble consumers in 2009: the hazardous compound bisphenol A (BPA), a common chemical component of plastics, which is widely found in consumer products like water bottles, food containers, baby bottles, and dental sealants. BPA is known to leach f...

  • Bisphenol A (BPA) and the FDA among 2008’s Top 10 Hot Topics, says WebMD
    Jan 13, 2009

    Bisphenol A (BPA) and the FDA among 2008’s Top 10 Hot Topics, says WebMD

    The editors at WebMD have posted their list of top 10 health news stories from 2008. Salmonella in tomatoes was number one (even though it now appears that it wasn’t tomatoes and the tomato industry collapsed for no reason); the promise of healthcare reform placed second. Vitamin D was voted t...

  • Decision on BPA—Is the FDA Conclusion Deeply Flawed?
    Nov 11, 2008

    Decision on BPA—Is the FDA Conclusion Deeply Flawed?

    The topic of bisphenol A (BPA) regulation has been discussed in the September 9 and September 23 issues of Pulse of Health Freedom. Now thirty-six scientific advisers on an independent panel have concluded that the draft decision of the FDA on BPA used “unacceptable criteria for selecting data and...

  • FDA Sides With Industry on BPA, Ignores Other Government Experts
    Sep 9, 2008

    FDA Sides With Industry on BPA, Ignores Other Government Experts

    Haven't we heard this story before? The FDA is charged with regulating BPA (bisphenol A), a chemical found in plastic bottles, baby bottles, food cans, dental fillings, sealants, and cements. It knew that the government's National Toxicology Program (another division of Health and Human Services) wa...

  • How Dangerous is COVID for Children?
    Oct 28, 2021

    How Dangerous is COVID for Children?

    To what extent are our children endangered by COVID infection? Many parents understandably approached this school year with trepidation at the thought of their children returning to in-person learning during a pandemic and the rise of viral variants. A survey of the data we have thus far should ...

  • Tap Water Threatens Pregnant Women, Children
    Oct 21, 2021

    Tap Water Threatens Pregnant Women, Children

    Pregnant women are exposing their unborn children to dangerous chemicals in tap water that lead to neurodegenerative effects. Action Alert! Dozens of studies show a relationship between prenatal exposure to chemicals found in tap water and negative health effects for children. Contaminants vary ...

  • No More Babies?
    Feb 25, 2021

    No More Babies?

    Experts warn we are facing a fertility crisis caused in large part by endocrine disrupting chemicals. Action Alert! The fertility crisis affects both men and women. Research has shown that sperm counts for men have fallen 59% from 1973 to 2011; girls are experiencing early puberty; adult women f...

  • Chemical Madness- EPA Shirking Duties on Pesticides
    Feb 4, 2021

    Chemical Madness- EPA Shirking Duties on Pesticides

    The US lags behind other advanced countries in regulating dangerous chemicals, making us more susceptible to COVID and a host of other diseases. Action Alert! Thousands of pesticides, food additives, and cosmetic ingredients that are legal in the US are banned in the European Union, Brazil, and ...