In 2015, plastic surgeons who have been well known for defending the safety of breast implants published a study of 173 women with cancer of the immune system caused by breast implants.
The FDA has reported growing evidence that breast implants are associated with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare cancer of the immune system.
We are very concerned about exposures to phthalates in children’s toys and other products as well as endocrine-disrupting chemicals and other safety concerns related to recycled tire crumb rubber and other artificial turf, which the CPSC should also be concerned about
In recent years, there has been a growing concern that annual mammograms starting at age 40 may do more harm than good for many women. That is why the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, an expert group that reviews the latest research findings, recommends that mammography screening for most women start at age 50 rather than 40, and that the frequency be every two years (instead of annually) through the age of 74.
Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery. Third hand smoke can cause serious health problems.