Environment

Environmental Toxins Threaten Reproductive Health and Justice

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2014 | Comments Off on Environmental Toxins Threaten Reproductive Health and Justice

Amidst the hard-fought battles to protect and expand access to basic reproductive health care, including abortion care and contraception, we don’t often stop to connect the dots between reproductive health and environmental health. This is due partly to the siloed nature of our two movements, and to the historically defensive nature of work to protect environmental and reproductive health and rights.

Breast Cancer Risks and the Environment: So Much We Don’t Know

By Rachel Walden | May 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Breast Cancer Risks and the Environment: So Much We Don’t Know

A new IOM report reviews evidence on breast cancer and the environment, explains the difficulties of studying environmental factors for breast cancer risk, and recommends future research along with ways to reduce breast cancer risk.