Archives: 2005 December

Terrorism from Within

December 28th, 2005, No Comments

To the Editor, Thank you for your editorial reminding the public of the danger posed by the widespread manufacture of toxic, and often unnecessary, chemicals. The public is largely ignorant of the damage they cause since information about toxic releases by local industry is hard to come by and largely unsupervised. The consumer is also […]

Biodiversity is NOT an Illness

December 15th, 2005, No Comments

To the Editor, Ms. Kolata’s recent article cites one of the great scientific misdirections of our time. Dr. Gallo, himself a cancer survivor, states that many toxic chemicals would be found in a biopsy of his tumor cells. He then diverts public attention to interactions between genes and the environment. Yes, the population varies greatly […]

NIH site on product safety not exactly helpful

December 1st, 2005, No Comments

To Whom it May Concern, I wish to know why you include information on products when the manufacturer refuses to list any information about their product? The first product I looked up upon receiving the URL for this site was “Bounce dryer sheets”. As an asthmatic, I know any amount of inhaled residues from this […]

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