toxicology

Two Public Health Wrongs Make It Worse

May 11, 2011

Today, nearly everyone is aware of the dangerous health effects of smoking cigarettes. Even fewer people would deny the harmful effects of drinking water contaminated with arsenic. But when these two toxic influences are mixed together, is the sum [Read more]

Two Words: Plastics and Toxicology

August 26, 2010

The story of bisphenol A (BPA), the organic compound used to make the stiff plastic of water bottles, CDs and other consumer products, has been well told by the media. Once thought to be harmless to humans in the amounts used for plastic production, [Read more]