Friday, February 15, 2013
Source:
The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Justin Teeguarden on his meta-analysis of 150 studies about BPA. His analysis concluded that human exposure to an ingredient in many plastic bottles and food containers is too low to be worrisome. Teeguarden’s research was funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Source:
Nature.com

In the US, the number of chemicals routinely measured in people’s bodies has grown rapidly – our powerful analytical capabilities now allow us to identify over 1,000 individual chemicals in a single blood sample. Unfortunately, however, our analytical capabilities have outpaced our ability to interpret these data, according to Judy S. LaKind, Ph.D., President of LaKind Associates, LLC, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

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