The goal of mindfully.org is to
provide useful information to people on limited budgets, who would not obtain this information otherwise. Mindfully.org is to be used as a nonprofit research tool. There are presently over 4,100
files, and that number grows daily.
"The first-ever consumer alert on beauty products that contain dibutyl phthalate (DBP),
a chemical coming under growing scientific scrutiny because of high levels found in reproductive age women and possible risks
of birth defects."
"According to a recent study from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), state officials
are falling down on the job of enforcing basic environmental laws. In the 1980s many governors asked for environmental enforcement
responsibility to be shifted from the federal government to the states, but a months-long computer investigation by EWG shows
that rather than cleaning up the nation's air and water the states are passing on the most basic of enforcement activities
- inspecting the worst known polluters."
The authors of Our Stolen Future discuss myths versus reality
of endocrine disruptors
An extensive list of chemicals known or suspected to be endocrine disruptors. Also by the
authors of Our Stolen Future.
An excellent primer on endocrine disruption written by the
Physicians for Social Responsibility
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Read about what the government is willing to admit so
far about the effects of endocrine disruptors. Briefly, they admit that they don't know many important facts about endocrine
disruptors, yet somehow they saw fit to approve all these chemicals for mass production without any tests to answer all these
unknowns. If you think the government has been busy protecting us from endocrine disruption, you may want to read about how
little they actually know.
"An educational service and an interactive forum where
those interested in environmental estrogens and other environmental hormones can find accurate, timely information and can
contribute to the ongoing public debate."
EPA Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program. Begun 1998.
to Congress (1999)
An extensive set of links on Endocrine Disruption from the
Japanese National Institute
of Health Sciences (NIHS)
National Resources Defense Council - Endocrine Disruption:
Overview and Resource List
Article published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical
Association discussing Endocrine Disruptors and their effects