August 6, 2009
What’s Getting Into Our Children
Baby bottles and toys have been found to contain phthalates, bisphenol A,
and lead, all toxins that have been linked to reproductive and developmental
disorders. . . . .As harmful elements detected in everyday household items
increase, rates of chronic disease have also risen sharply - and these
conditions are now the leading causes of childhood illness and death.
July 16, 2009
Chemicals and Our Health Nichols
However careful you are about your health, your body is almost
certainly home to troubling chemicals called phthalates. . . . . and
many scientists have linked them to everything from sexual
deformities in babies to obesity and diabetes.
Do Toxins Cause Autism? Nicholas
. . . .suspicions are growing that one culprit may be chemicals in the
Precautionary principle . . . . avoid most plastics marked at the bottom as 3
(PVC/Vinyl) , 6 and 7 because they are the ones associated with potentially
The Little Princes of Denmark
Why do Danes have smaller nuts than Finns—are toxins to blame?
By Florence Williams
Posted Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at 9:41 AM ET
. . . . Why should you care if you're neither
Danish nor Finnish? Because the answer
involves environmental toxins that have made
their way around the globe.
"It turns out the chemical burden is not the
same" for Danish and Finnish baby boys, says
researcher Main, who was surprised by the
finding. "It's higher here. The higher your
burden, as measured in breast milk, the higher
the risk of undescended testes."