Op-Ed Columnist: How Chemicals Change Us

Scientists warn that chemicals we’re exposed to every day can cause genital deformities and even breast cancer. Is our government paying attention? Full Story »

Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - via Nicholas Kristof, New York Times (Opinion), New York Times (Most Emailed)
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Subjects: Sci/Tech, Health
Topics: Environment, Science
Member Tags: hazardous and toxic substances, bisphenol a (bpa), regulation and deregulation of industry, breast cancer, endocrine gland, United States, endocrine reviews (journal), endocrine society, john myers, laura vandenberg, linda birnbaum, hormones, research, plastics
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - May 3, 2012 - 1:20 AM PDT
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Edited by: Manfred Ostrowski - May 3, 2012 - 1:22 AM PDT

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - May. 5, 2012

This opinion piece written by Nicholas Kristof shows context and he cited experts well. An enterprising story, and he deserves to be thanked for revealing/discussing issues how big food, chemical and drug companies want to keep these information as buried as possible. He also to be thanked for neatly summarising the problems and even providing some recommendations. I hope this article will be widely read and reviewed.

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Manfred Ostrowski
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by Manfred Ostrowski - May. 3, 2012
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Sandy Nguyen
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by Sandy Nguyen - May. 6, 2012

This article is very informative and it offers great insight on the way science and technology influences humans in society today. As society is informed on health issues like the chemicals (herbicides) mentioned in this article, it may impact individuals to make different decisions. The science would then drive the way we make our everyday choices.

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