Prevention and Prenatal Care Can Lower the Risk of Birth Defects

About three percent of babies born in the United States each year are affected by birth defects. Birth defects, also called congenital defects or...

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4 Fast Facts on Dangerous PVC in Schools

Exposure to harmful chemicals starts in the womb. What the mother eats and encounters in her everyday life will affect the baby she is carrying....

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How Forever Chemicals Contaminate Fish, People, and Threaten Indigenous Tribes

Fishing has been central to the culture of Indigenous tribes who have occupied the Great Lakes region for centuries in states such as Wisconsin and...

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Nitrate in Drinking Water Can Lead to Severe Birth Defects

Water is an essential component of our bodies. We need to drink enough of it each day to stay healthy, especially when pregnant or breastfeeding. But...

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California considers ban on oil, gas operations near homes, schools, hospitals

Living near oil and gas drilling operations appears to be linked to preterm births, birth defects and respiratory ailments, numerous studies have...

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Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Require Chemical Manufacturer to Study PFAS Contamination Effects

Environmental groups are challenging the EPA for denying their petition to require chemical manufacturer The Chemours Co. to fund studies of the...

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EPA Administrator’s Visit to Cancer Alley Sparks Hope

EPA Administrator Michael Regan recently visited Louisiana residents who live in an area known as Cancer Alley, which has hotspots where cancer and...

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About 99% of Us Have Synthetic “Forever Chemicals” in Our Bodies That We Can’t Escape

About 99% of us have synthetic chemicals in our blood that are known as forever chemicals because they don’t break down in the human body or the...

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La. Cancer Alley Residents May Finally See Environmental Justice

Reserve, Louisiana, is at the heart of an 85-mile industrial corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge known as “Cancer Alley,” with more than...

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Cancer-Causing Chemical Elusive on EPA Toxic List Despite Known Risks

DINP is one of a group of chemicals called phthalates that makes plastic more pliable and had once been promoted as a green alternative. However,...

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