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  1. Who’s in charge? A book review of “The Toxic Schoolhouse”

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    By Kaitlin Butler For more information, to view the press release and to pre-order the book, visit Baywood Publishing Company’s webpage.   Environmental public health has had its forays into the spotlight. Six decades ago, the term “environmental disaster” had people in the US thinking of Love Canal and Chernobyl. Later, maybe Three Mile Island, DDT,…Read More →

  2. Dementia Slows Down: An Unanticipated Benefit of Environmental Policies?

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    Dementia Slows Down: An Unanticipated Benefit of Environmental Policies? Ted Schettler Science and Environmental Health Network   The risk of dementia grows as we grow older and since people live longer now than in the past we expect to encounter this dreaded diagnosis more often. Surprisingly though, US and European studies that account for changes…Read More →

  3. Unprecedented Alliance Agrees Toxic Chemicals Are Hurting Brain Development

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    An unprecedented alliance of leading scientists, health professionals, and children’s health advocates, including SEHN’s Science Director, Ted Schettler, has come together to publish a consensus statement concluding that scientific evidence supports a causal link between exposures to toxic chemicals in food, air and everyday products and children’s risks for neurodevelopmental disorders.  The alliance, known as…Read More →

  4. The Ecology of Breast Cancer: Opportunities for Prevention by Ted Schettler MD, MPH

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    This article by Dr. Schettler was just published in the June/July 2016 San Francisco Medical Journal. The entire issue, which includes some interesting contributions on integrative cancer care is available here The Ecology of Breast Cancer: Opportunities for Prevention by Ted Schettler MD, MPH   Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in…Read More →