Friday, July 15, 2005

Toxic Babies

"Of the 287 chemicals detected in umbilical-cord blood, we know that 180 cause cancer in humans or animals, 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system, and 208 cause birth defects or abnormal development in animal tests." --according to a new study by the Environmental Working Group.

Meanwhile, "the Government Accountability Office issued a report on Wednesday saying the Environmental Protection Agency does not have the powers it needs to fully regulate toxic chemicals."

Study Finds Unborn babies carry pollutants


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