DDT Exposure During Pregnancy Linked To Breast Cancer

“DDT Exposure During Pregnancy Linked To Breast Cancer,” by Justin Worland, Time.

DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), previously linked to Alzheimer’s disease, obesity, and kidney and ovarian diseases, was taken out of use 30 years ago because of its harmful effects on health and the environment. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism shows . . . → Read More: DDT Exposure During Pregnancy Linked To Breast Cancer

Report Faults Priorities in Studying Breast Cancer

“Report Faults Priorities in Studying Breast Cancer.” By Denise Grady, The New York Times

Too little of the money the federal government spends on breast cancer research goes toward finding environmental causes of the disease and ways to prevent it, according to a new report from a group of scientists, government officials and patient advocates . . . → Read More: Report Faults Priorities in Studying Breast Cancer