Category Archives: General Environmental Concerns

sunscreen

Sunscreens – To Use or Not to Use? with Dr. David Andrews

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Dr. David Andrews

The FDA has finally given us some guidance on sunscreen use, but did the agency go far enough to protect us from some of the chemicals typically used in these product?

On this edition of Green Street Patti and Doug are joined by Dr. David Andrews, senior scientist at EWG, to discuss these recommendations and explore the safest sun protection options available.

For more info:

See the latest EWG Sunscreen Recommendations

Helping to Heal blog posts about Sunscreen

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Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk with Dr. Richard Clap

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Dr. Richard Clapp

The President’s Cancer Panel weighed In On Cancer and the Environment.

The President’s Cancer Panel found that environmental links to cancer have been grossly underestimated. In its annual report, the panel cites industrial and manufacturing sources, agricultural sources, exposures from modern lifestyles and medical sources as significant contributors to this national epidemic.

Join us as we discuss the report with Dr. Richard Clapp, Professor of Environmental Health at  Boston University’s School of Public Health.