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  • Glyphosate: Hazard vs. Risk

Glyphosate: Hazard vs. Risk

A recent report was published by Myers et al., in the Environmental Health Perspectives expressed concern with potential human and environmental health risks posed by glyphosate; this article emphatically emphasized glyphosate’s potential link to cancer and endocrine related effects.  These conclusions were based on a biased and selective interpretation of

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  • READER QUESTION:  What’s that smell?  Polyurethane

READER QUESTION: What’s that smell? Polyurethane

My husband refinished the floors in our house. My 2 year old and I went on vacation during this time. He used a couple coats of polyurethane that he finished applying on a Saturday. We came home over a week later, on a Sunday and the house still smells. We’ve

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No Association between Exposure to Eight Environmental Chemicals and Estrogen Metabolites in Children

No Association between Exposure to Eight Environmental Chemicals and Estrogen Metabolites in Children

A recent article by Idhe et al (2015)1 describes the results of sampling urine from 50 children ages 4-8 for several chemicals purported to have effects on the endocrine system in animal studies and, in some cases, humans.  These chemicals are bisphenol A (BPA), triclosan, 4-nonylphenol (4-NP), butyl, ethyl, methyl

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