Fifty years worth of blood samples provide insights into breast cancer risks
February 26, 2013, 3:17 p.m. by Environmental Health News
More than 15,000 mothers, daughters and granddaughters have donated blood for scientists to track cancer's progress over the generations.
Environmental detectives: Scientists seek to solve breast cancer mysteries
February 25, 2013, 3:29 p.m. by Environmental Health News
Some findings suggest links to a few chemicals, including the pesticide DDT and the chemical BPA, but the timing of exposure also appears to matter.
Scientists clash over BPA: Do low doses really harm people?
February 18, 2013, 12:48 p.m. by Environmental Health News
Biologists are concerned that mathematical models may be used by the FDA to tell the public that BPA is safe.
Adobe homes in Andes of Peru tell a toxic tale that is centuries old
February 13, 2013, 11:58 a.m. by Environmental Health News
This 'land of mercury' may be poisoning its inhabitants.
Corporations, investors 'grabbing' land and water overseas
February 12, 2013, 12:06 p.m. by Environmental Health News
There is little international policing of land deals resulting in local farmers being forced off lands and deeper into poverty.
California intends to declare BPA a reproductive hazard
January 25, 2013, 12:18 p.m. by Environmental Health News
Despite the California listing, the Natural Resources Defense Council does not expect that this will cause BPA to appear on warning labels.
Mercury emissions race through food web to top lake predators
January 18, 2013, 11:29 a.m. by Environmental Health News
New mercury seems to be more of a threat than old mercury, knowledge that could add impetus to the push to reduce global emissions.
Dude, what's this stuff doing in my Gatorade? Teen takes on brominated beverages
December 19, 2012, 12:26 p.m. by Environmental Health News
After extreme binges of drinks that contain BVO, a few drinkers have needed medical attention for skin lesions, memory loss and nerve disorders.
Warmer winters threaten Northeast's smaller ski areas
December 17, 2012, 12:49 p.m. by Environmental Health News
While large ski resorts have the tools to roll with the climate changes, smaller, more southern hills risk being put out of business.
Most doctors don't warn pregnant patients about environmental risks
December 10, 2012, 2:58 p.m. by Environmental Health News
Many doctors want to protect pregnant women from more immediate dangers, and say that warning their patients about environmental risks may create unnecessary anxiety.
Norway's melting ice is revealing priceless ancient artifacts
Watch as a blind elephant meets her new herd
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night
Lindsey Vonn brings rescue dog to Olympics
Mystery of the pyramids' alignment finally solved by simple shadow trick
Ice-skating babushka is today's moment of zen