One of the top recommendations of the 2010 President's Cancer Panel Report was to filter ALL water used for cooking and drinking.
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Chlorine Substitutes in Water May Have Risks
"people have the ability to reduce but, as the findings show, not eliminate their exposure to chemicals"
"The study tested for phthalates, mercury, PFC “Teflon chemicals”, flame-retardants, and BPA. Many of these substances are known to cause adverse health effects such as reproductive problems, cancer, hormone disruption, and impaired neurodevelopment."Her testimony is powerful and encouraging to all of us who work tirelessly to educate the public about the insanity and lack of regulation of cancer-causing chemicals.
"Something is wrong when I, as an educated consumer, am unable to protect my baby from toxic chemicals. I and all other parents should be able to walk into stores and buy what we need without winding up with products that put our families’ health at risk."Read Molly's full statement here:
"It’s known that these genes are also very important during normal brain development, which again emphasizes how this childhood cancer is different from adult cancers; the childhood cancer is almost certainly the result of something going wrong during development."The full article from The Santa Barbara Independent:
"It’s becoming clearer that childhood cancer, as shown here with medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer, is due to problems that manifest during fetal development."
"In recent years, researchers have documented that pregnant and lactating mothers transfer environmental contaminants to their children and that these exposures can impair neurological, reproductive, immunological, respiratory, and metabolic development."More from Chemical and Engineering News:
"Scientists think estrogen-like compounds in some hand lotions or shampoos used by pregnant women may disrupt a developing baby's endocrine system, which helps control metabolism."Read the full article: