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Study Finds Detergents, Pesticides Linked to Genital Defects in Baby Boys
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, detergents, pesticides, birth defects, children, risks )

Naoko
- 85 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Pregnant women regularly exposed to a range of detergents, solvents and pesticides have a substantially greater risk of giving birth to boys with genital deformities, according to a new French study.
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 322 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
Keep Toxic New Agent Orange GMOs Off Your Plate! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxins, agent orange, disease, birth defects, Dow Chemical, gmos, food )

Nancy
- 360 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Dow Chemical is petitioning the EPA and USDA to approve a new Enlist GMO "Agent Orange" corn and soy to tolerate 2,4-D, a main chemical component of the Vietnam era defoliant linked to birth defects, cancer, and hormone disruption, and glyphosate...
Stop the New "Birth-Defect Ready" GMOs! ACTION LINK US
Health & Wellness  (tags: monsanto, health, toxins, round-up, pesticide, birth defects, family, food, prevention )

Nancy
- 1084 days ago - care2.com
According to a report published by Earth Open Source, industry's own studies - including one commissioned by Monsanto - showed that as long ago as the 1980's that RoundUp's active ingredient, glyphosate, causes birth defects in laboratory animals.
Tell the USDA to Stop Rubberstamping GMO Crops! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: monsanto, health, toxins, round-up, pesticide, birth defects, family, ge crops, food, prevention )

Nancy
- 1084 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Once again, the USDA and their friends at Monsanto, Syngenta and Dow Chemical are back at it - frantically working behind the scenes to rubberstamp new genetically engineered crops that are potentially damaging to human health and the environment with...
Tell the USDA to Dump Dow's Dangerous Agent Orange Corn!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Agent Orange, Dow Chemical, USDA, GMO corn, 2, 4-D, Vietnam defoliant, birth defects, cancer, hormone disruption )

Dandelion
- 1224 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Dow Chemical is petitioning the USDA to approve a new GMO Agent Orange corn to tolerate 2,4-D, a main chemical component of the Vietnam era defoliant linked to birth defects, cancer, and hormone disruption.
Don't Eat It: Linked to Cancer and Gets Into Your Blood
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO role in cancer, birth defects, lung damage, organ disruption, allergies, DNA damage )

Ellyn
- 1300 days ago - articles.mercola.com
The health effects of eating genetically engineered foods are largely unknown, but research to date suggests they may play a role in cancer, birth defects, lung damage, organ disruption, allergies, DNA damage and more.
Deformed Limbs One of Several Birth Defects Linked to Smoking in Pregnancy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Defects, Pregnancy, Smoking, Health, Research )

Nancy
- 1511 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Missing or deformed limbs, clubfoot, facial disorders and gastrointestinal problems are some of the most common birth defects found to be associated with smoking during pregnancy,
Birth Defects Linked to Pesticides, Again /Action Link in Syngenta Section
Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticide, atrazine, birth defects, health )

Nancy
- 1521 days ago - panna.org
But it's not just yesterday's pesticides causing trouble. Syngenta's atrazine is one of the most widely used herbicides in the U.S. today, applied mostly in corn fields. Back in 2009, researchers found that babies conceived during atrazine spray season...
ACTION ALERT!: Protect Communities From Toxic Coal Ash
Health & Wellness  (tags: coal, ash, dumps, hazardous, arsenic, lead, drinking, water, EPA, change.org, cancer, disabilities, birth defects )

Doing GCS
- 1836 days ago - change.org
Across the country, hazardous materials like arsenic and lead from more than 2,000 coal ash dumps are seeping into drinking water. But the coal industry is fighting hard - without strong public outcry, nothing will change. Sign now to protect your health!
Vietnam: Living With Agent Orange
Health & Wellness  (tags: Asia, USA, war, agent orange, dioxin, cancer, spina bifida, contaminated soils, children, illness, innocents, birth defects, Danang Association, justice? )

Marta
- 1968 days ago - irinnews.org
When US airplanes sprayed the jungle around Tran Thanh Dung with an orange mist during the Vietnam war, he did not know his children would suffer four decades later.
Farm Town Demands Answers on Birth Defects
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemical waste, birth defects, children, babies, health, risks, safety, illness, humans )

Tonya
- 2074 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
County rejects activists' bid to stop expansion of chemical waste dump
March of Dimes Speaks Out on Capitol Hill
Health & Wellness  (tags: maternal, pediatric priorities, health reform, approve critical federal funding, research, prevention, prevent infant mortality, birth defects, preterm birth, children, women, health, prevention, protection )

Kelli
- 2151 days ago - capwiz.com
Urged Congress to support maternal and pediatric priorities in health reform and to approve critical federal funding for research, prevention and public health programs designed to prevent infant mortality, birth defects and preterm birth.
Campaign For Safe Cosmetics: Latest Press Releases
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, babies, health, risks, safety, phthalates, Birth Defects )

Terri
- 2740 days ago - safecosmetics.org
New study suggests that chemical linked to reproductive harm is getting into babies from shampoo, lotions and powders.
ON THIS DAY - 1968: Damages for Thalidomide Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: thalidomide, babies, children, damages, settlement, drug, birth defects, 1968, on this day )

Chrissy
- 2750 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Damages are to be awarded under a settlement agreed in the High Court to 62 children born with deformities, after their mothers took the drug thalidomide during pregnancy. The Distillers Company (Biochemicals) Ltd has agreed to pay each of the children 40
 

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