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Breast Cancer and the Environment
Coming Soon! Silent Spring's New Crowdsourced Biomonitoring Study
Drugs and other contaminants found in private drinking wells on Cape Cod
Toxic Chemicals Widespread in Household Dust
Lower doses of common product ingredient might increase breast cancer risk
Study identifies sources of drinking water contamination for millions of Americans
Participants in Personal Genome Project weigh risks and benefits of data sharing
WCAI - Study: Household Dust Carries Chemicals That May Pose Health Risks
Cape Cod Times - Support fight against toxins in our water
Cape Cod Times - Why wait for our water to be tainted?
CBS News - Household dust is laced with toxic chemicals, study finds
The Washington Post - Your household dust probably contains these chemicals
Treehugger - 90% of house dust filled with toxic chemicals
Bloomberg - Your Favorite Housewares Are Spewing Poison Dust Inside Your Home
CNN - Toxic chemicals are hiding in your house dust
Consumer Reports - Are the Dust Particles in Your Home Making You Sick?
NRDC - Toxic Dust: The Dangerous Chemical Brew in Every Home
BU Research - Toxic Legacy
Cape Cod Times - All should be concerned about toxins in our water
CNN - The Truth About Toxins
Surfers Village - Surfing Medicine International rekindles a call to action against plastics
NJ.com - Q&A: How to avoid 'Teflon' chemicals in your water - and elsewhere
In These Times - Fire Departments, Airports and Military Bases May Be More Toxic to Workers Than You Think
Join us for our annual gala celebration, October 18 at 6 p.m.
Silent Spring and Follain Boston - Beacon Hill: Healthy Living Tips with Kathryn Rodgers, September 14 at 5 p.m.
Laurel Schaider to speak about contaminants of emerging concern at the Brewster Ponds Coalition's annual meeting
Tune in to CNN on July 1 to see Silent Spring Institute featured on Morgan Spurlock's "Inside Man"
See Laurel Schaider featured on National Geographic Wild's "When Sharks Attack", Friday June 17 at 6 p.m.
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Silent Spring Institute researches the environment and women’s health, with a focus on breast cancer prevention.