According to a small new study led by the University of California, San Francisco, the endocrine disruptor BPA may damage a woman's ova before a baby can even be conceived, much less born.
New report on Chicago-area hospitals is viewed as a step toward understanding and correcting an alarming racial disparity in breast cancer death rates in the city.
Scientists take a hard look at the chemicals lurking in Brazilian blowouts, aka Brazilian keratin treatments. Luckily, natural beauty and hair options abound.
Soy may be good for the heart, but if you're trying to keep the ticker healthy and happen to be a breast cancer patient as well, then it's not so clear how beneficial soy products may be for you.
Looking primped and polished can be hazardous to your health, according to a new report by the David Suzuki Foundation that's calling on the government to do more to keep a "dirty dozen" toxic chemicals out of personal care products sold in Canada.
Beijing authorities released on Friday a survey conducted last year that found 90 percent of the perfumes in Beijing's markets contain phthalates (PAEs), a chemical compound that may cause cell mutations, according to their report.
Breast cancer is on the rise in China, especially in major cities such as Shanghai and Beijing, and doctors are urging women to educate themselves, eat right and avoid pollution and toxins.
This isn’t the first time that hair products have been singled out for their potential health risks.
Chemical industry resistance and campaign pressures from the upcoming election combined to kill reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act this year.
One year, six congressional hearings and 10 'stakeholder sessions' after a group of congressional Democrats vowed to overhaul the Toxic Substance Control Act to make it easier to get dangerous chemicals off the market, the bills are dead, a testament t...