Friday, December 7, 2007

EI News, Science, & Links for the W/E 12/7/2007

December 8, 2007

Beyond Non-Toxic Toothpaste: Tips For Healthy Teeth

Big Brother U.S. Government Subpoenaed to Obtain Book Purchasing
Records of Customers

December 7, 2007

TOXIC WARNING: Manufacturers say new toy study is flawed

Vaccines, Mercury, And Autism

December 6, 2007

Poison from NL site lingers

Lead in toys is toxic, but is there anything else?

Man sues LG over toxic water, ice cubes

Common Household Chemical Could Raise Breast Cancer Risk

FDA: 28 Miscarriages No Reason to Reexamine Gardasil

Sporting goods chain drops bisphenol A products

EPA Plan to Evade Required Cuts in Mercury Pollution Challenged in Court by

Ask EWG: What is "fragrance"?

Diesel traffic makes asthma worse

Toxic Chemical Found in Baby Formula Cans

Flame Retardants: Dangerous chemical now in breast milk

December 5, 2007

ABA Conference in Chicago Provides Litigators First Look at DNA Technology
That Can Save Millions in Workers Comp and Toxic Tort Cases,236625.shtml

EPA Funded Research Explores Connection Between Respiratory Illnesses, Air
Quality and Weather in New York City

Cleaner Air Leads to Healthier Lungs

Testing toys for toxins

You tube proving fertile ground for anti-vaccination campaigners

Mold task force hears about hidden hazard

December 4, 2007

Julie Mellum: But the fire is not delightful

Group sounds alarm on infant formula cans

Disabilities no longer hidden

Expert to spell out long-term dangers of mercury


High court may bar claims for FDA-approved drugs,0,6688585.story

Hazardous or Not, Vinyl Shares Lead's Taint

Interview with Dr. Hank Liers Part 3: Chemical sensitivities and chlorella

Depression is over-diagnosed and over-treated, says top psychiatrist

Toys can be toxic

December 3, 2007

HPV vaccine needs more testing before I let my daughter have it

Common water pollutant could harm babies

Panel Studies Growing Problem of 'Toxic Mold'

Toxic Mold Task Force Established in New York, as Threat to Public Health

Toxin in toyland

Hidden Household Toxins

Researchers Say Household Cleaing Chemicals Contribute to Asthma

December 2, 2007

Household cleaners are hard call for consumers

In-flight toxic fume cases rise;jsessionid=5NHCPVE515CRHQFIQMGCFFOAVCBQUIV0?xml=/news/2007/12/02/nfumes102.xml

WARNING: The chemical bisphenol A has been known to pose severe health risks
to laboratory animals. AND THE CHEMICAL IS IN YOU.

Vehicle toxic gas emission to end next year

December 1, 2007

Toxic Christmas trees lack Spanish warning

Dangerous endocrine disruptors go largely unregulated

Bag makers defend plastic

How the U.S. government regulates chemicals

Testing toys for toxic trouble

State expands efforts to control toxic mercury

Ingredient in plastic prompts fierce debate

Advisers Say F.D.A.'s Flaws Put Lives at Risk

New York Launches Investigation of Toxic Mold

Are Citizens Guinea Pigs in the Face of Scientific Uncertainty?

December 2007

Hyperactive Ingredients?

Uranium in Drinking Water: Low Dose Acts as Endocrine Mimic

Keep the Sprays Away? Home Pesticides Linked to Childhood Cancers

No Date

Child & Maternal Care In An Era Of Chemical Contamination

November 30, 2007

The ugly side of beauty products

So pretty, but handle with care,0,1054533.story

The Autism-Vaccine Debate: Anything But Over

Online database of toxic toys set to launch

Consumers face makeup's health risks

State task force to focus on mold,0,4600099.story

Court Finds Toxic Mold Caused Worker's Health Problems

Distrusting the Disruptors

Builders want law on safer timber treatments

Maryland Health Officials Who Coerce Vaccinations Qualify as "Terrorists"
Under New Senate Legislation

November 29, 2007

Saltspring residents suspect couple had a suicide pact

Fibromyalgia: Effective Treatment with Medical Marijuana

Teen sprayed in face with cologne on school bus

California sues EPA over weaker disclosure rules

E.P.A. Is Sued by 12 States Over Reports on Chemicals

Web Links

The Consumer Action Guide to Toxic Chemicals in Toys

The Boston Self-Help Center, Inc.

The RIDE Advocacy Project (Boston)

FREE - Lift Tape Mold Analysis Kit

Lead Test Kit

Neural Protocal (Ziem)

Address to the National Toxicology Program by Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker

Senate Report: CDC Off Center

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Studies

Fragrances as a cause of food allergy

A review of thimerosal (merthiolate) and its ethylmercury breakdown
product:specific historical considerations regarding safety and

GSTM1 and APE1 genotypes affect arsenic-induced oxidative stress: a repeated
measures study

Evaluation of cytotoxicity attributed to thimerosal on murine and human
kidney cells.

Chronic Environmental exposure to Alternaria tenuis may manifest symptoms of
neuropsychological illnesses: A study of 12 Cases.

Electrophysiological evidence for impairment of contrast sensitivity in
mercury vapor occupational intoxication.

The role of cyp1a and heme oxygenase 1 gene expression for the toxicity of
3,4-dichloroaniline in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos.

Organophosphorus pesticide exposure decreases sperm quality: association
between sperm parameters and urinary pesticide levels.

Controlling pathogenic inflammation to fungi.

Chernobyl: Relationship between the Number of Missing Newborn Boys and the
Level of Radiation in the Czech Regions

Household Exposure to Pesticides and Risk of Childhood Hematopoietic
Malignancies: The ESCALE Study (SFCE)

Association of Thyroid Hormone Concentrations with Levels of Organochlorine
Compounds in Cord Blood of Neonates

Prevalence of Self-Reported Diabetes and Exposure to Organochlorine
Pesticides among Mexican Americans: Hispanic Health and Nutrition
Examination Survey, 1982-1984

Electrochemical Sensors for the Detection of Lead and Other Toxic
HeavyMetals: The Next Generation of Personal Exposure Biomonitors

ALS and mercury intoxication: A relationship?

An ecological approach to facilitate successful employment outcomes among
people with multiple chemical sensitivity.

Trauma experience in individuals with idiopathic environmental intolerance
and individuals with somatoform disorders.

Nickel exposure enhances the susceptibility of lichens Usnea amblyoclada and
Ramalina celastri to urban atmospheric pollutants.

Fungitoxicity of lyophilized and spray-dried garlic extracts.

Human gastric cells resistant to (-)-epigallocatechin gallate show
cross-resistance to several environmental pollutants.

Axonal degeneration and neuropathy target esterase.


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