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We’re Drinking the Same Water as Cleopatra. Is It as Clean?



Did you get a drink or throw in a load of laundry before starting to read this blog? You probably could have, given the easy access most of us who live in developed countries have to clean water. One person of every three on the planet today isn’t nearly so fortunate, according to the International Water Management […]

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Put Breast Cancer on Your Big Green Purse Agenda



Dr. Janet Gray, a scientist at Vassar College and director of the school’s Science, Technology and Society program, recently collaborated with the Breast Cancer Fund to issue a report on the dangers women face from environmental factors that cause breast cancer. I interviewed Dr. Gray and reviewed the report; here are the highlights: *  Breast […]

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Shift your Spending to Prevent Breast Cancer



A comprehensive review of the scientific research into what causes breast cancer was released last month, and the news isn’t good. It’s not surprising, either: Women face daily and widespread exposure to hundreds of chemicals that can cause tumors in our mammary glands. Those chemicals include diesel exhaust, chemicals that are put into personal care […]

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