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Better Living Through Chemistry?

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Chemical regulation needs a makeover, but Congress’ efforts at reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act are still a work in progress.

From the Outside In

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
The dose may make the poison, but a new study finds even low levels of certain toxins might affect our health.

Pesticide Patrol

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
A new report says the most widely used weed killer probably causes cancer.

Spreading Like Wildfire

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Flame retardants are winding up everywhere—like in some of the Great Lakes’ greatest wildlife.

Back from the Dead Zone

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Doing just a little to curb fertilizer pollution in the Mississippi could go a long way to breathing life back into the Gulf.

The Sour Side of Strawberries

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
California is regulating a harmful pesticide used on strawberries and other crops, but does it go far enough?

Air Pollution and Autism

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
New research suggests the dirty air that pregnant women breathe might increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder in their children.

Just Say No to Receipts

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
New research shows that a harmful chemical found on cash register paper gets onto your skin and into your body.