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National Report Advises Cumulative Risk Assessment of Phthalates

National Report Advises Cumulative Risk Assessment of Phthalates

WASHINGTON, DC, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should examine whether combined exposures to chemicals known as phthalates could cause adverse health effects in humans, particularly to the male reproductive system, says a new report from the National Research Council. This analysis, called a cumulative risk assessment, is warranted, said the…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: KIDS #1

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: KIDS #1

Children are a central part of many families. It is through them society constantly redefines itself. In this regard, kids are silmilar to the environmental conditions that shape our lives. People fight tirelessly to improve the environmental conditions on the planet because they are worried that the world will not be safe and healthy for…