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Don’t Drink the Water: The West Virginia Chemical Spill as a Reproductive Justice Issue

Pregnant women and young families continue to face environmental, economic, and legislative hardships more than six weeks after a devastating chemical spill in West Virginia.

Pregnant women and young families continue to face environmental, economic, and legislative hardships more than six weeks after a devastating chemical spill in West Virginia.

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A Chemical Blowout: Frizz, Formaldehyde and Infertility

Formaldehyde used in a Brazilian Blowout hair treatment is a known carcinogen, and studies have linked it to miscarriage, stillbirth, menstrual disorders, and female infertility.

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The Oily Logic Of Right-Wing ‘Family Values’

As the Gulf oil catastrophe unfolds, little is being said about its effects now and later on human health, especially on reproductive health and on the health of children.

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The Battle Over BPA

Think the US Government is protecting against those invisible toxins in the air, in our water, in the food we eat, in the containers that store the food and beverages we consume? Think again.

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Toxic Chemicals: Neglected Threats to Health and Reproduction

Despite the introduction of thousands of new chemicals into the products we use every day, the Toxic Substances Control Act has undergone no revisions since 1976.

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Miscarriage is Not a Pro-Life Issue

A chemical that’s damaging to reproductive health is everyone’s concern.

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Toxic Pollution Reporting Weakened

When does saving multibillion dollar companies a few bucks supersede the public’s right to know about toxic emissions? The EPA, with a kick in the pants from the president’s budget office, thinks it knows — and it’s now.

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Reproductive Health Goes Environmental

Both the reproductive health and the environmental justice communities operate in a political climate in which the integrity of science is under attack.

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