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MCS America list

Wednesday 20 May 2009

MCS AmericaAdvocacy group MCS America publishes an occasional list of web-based articles on MCS, ME/CFS and related conditions and issues.

The latest from them is a News, Science, and Links Summary for the week ending 15 May 2009:

May 15, 2009
Industry Challenging Connecticut Bill Banning Items Containing BPA

May 14, 2009
Chicago BPA ban: Chicago bans sale of baby bottles, sippy cups with dangerous chemical
Exposure to commonly used agricultural pesticides may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, particularly among people who have certain gene types

May 13, 2009
Census to make Agent Orange victim numbers official
Researchers report a higher risk of genital anomalies in boys exposed before birth to polybrominated biphenyl flame retardants
Science update: More proof that BPA leaches from bottle to body
Chicago Bans Bottles With BPA Plastic
Trustees want latest on EMF exposure
Study links formaldehyde to more common cancers
Gender-bending chemical timebomb fear for boys' fertility

May 12, 2009
Chemical Treaty Covers Additional Pollutants
Power Line Opponents Residents Focus On Public Health Concern, Oppose Tree Removal
Is the FDA to blame for U.S. health woes?
Formaldehyde Linked to Cancer Death
ATSDR slammed in congressional report
Toxic indifference
Pesticide carbofuran banned for food crops
First US state bans on bisphenol-A in baby bottles
Death by Rubber Duckie: Is Our Stuff Killing Us?
More chemicals added to list of toxic stuff
Bush EPA Advisory on Toxic Chemical Criticized
Formaldehyde Exposure Among Industrial Workers Is Associated With Increased Risk Of Cancers Of The Blood And Lymphatic System
98 sick after gas attack on Afghan girls' school
Rodenticide Toxicity
Australia slow to ban toxic products
Are your clothes making you sick?

May 11, 2009
Treating Chronic Fatigue
Managing Fibromyalgia
Review finds conflicts of interest in many cancer studies
Noise protesters howling about windfarms
Logs From Nelson To Be Fumigated in Picton

May 10, 2009
Authors discover toxins in 'off-the-shelf' products increase quickly
UN bans 9 more toxic chemicals

May 9, 2009
Get to Know Fibro on National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
Help could be on the way for victims of toxic Chinese drywall
Are household items poisoning us?
UN: Treaty Expanded by 9 More Dangerous Chemicals
Officials Are Urged to Heed Lessons of 1976 Flu Outbreak

May 8, 2009
Healing words: How members of a book club in Kingston, Ont., read their way to better health
Proclamations raise awareness for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

May 7, 2009
Fines for Pesticide Use Violations Reported in Washington State

May 5, 2009
Saving Face: How Safe Are Cosmetics and Body Care Products?

May 4, 2009
Does cereal damage your intestines?

Canadian cancer research/Multiple chemical sensitivity
Government Data Shows That Canadians with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Disadvantaged (PDF)
Government Data Confirms that Canadians with Fibromyalgia Are Very Disadvantaged (PDF)

Lourdes Salvador

Disclaimer: Articles and links are not necessarily the opinion of MCS America, Lourdes Salvador, and/or the volunteers who assemble this information. We will be not responsible for misuse of this information. Posting does not constitute endorsement. We have no financial interest in anything posted. This post is provided free of charge via volunteer effort.



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