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In case you missed it, one of the most popular articles on the NY Times web site this week, New Alarm Bells About Chemicals and Cancer
, cites a new report by the President's Cancer Panel linking the widespread use of suspect toxins in personal care and other industries to the alarming rise in cancer rates
, notably among children. A few sobering excerpts:
“Only a few hundred of the more than 80,000 chemicals in use in the United States have been tested for safety,” the report says. It adds: “Many known or suspected carcinogens are completely unregulated.”...
Some 41 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, and they include Democrats and Republicans alike. Protecting ourselves and our children from toxins should be an effort that both parties can get behind — if enough members of Congress are willing to put the public interest ahead of corporate interests...
One reason for concern is that some cancers are becoming more common, particularly in children. We don’t know why that is, but the proliferation of chemicals in water, foods, air and household products is widely suspected as a factor.
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