Archive for December, 2009

A Green Depot! Check it out!

http://www.greendepot.com/greendepot/

Lynda Fassa named as consumer non food expert for the Organic Trade Association!

http://www.organicitsworthit.com/experts/get

National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals

The Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals is the most comprehensive assessment to date of the exposure of the U.S. population to chemicals in our environment. CDC has measured 212 chemicals in people’s blood or urine-75 of which have never before been measured in the U.S. population. The new chemicals include acrylamide, arsenic, environmental phenols, including bisphenol A and triclosan, and perchlorate.

Executive Summary can be found at  http://www.cdc.gov/exposurereport/

A Lifetime of Achievement in Public Health Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, DIH, whose research and recommendations have shaped environmental health policies worldwide, was awarded the 2009 Stephen Smith Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Public Health by the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)

Inside Mount Sinai wk2 December 2009(2)

Solar Roof Tiles that are not an eyesore!

http://www.interiordesign.net/blog/1860000586/post/1180050918.html?nid=2068

This article was sent to me from Tiffany Costanzo, an Interior Architect in London. She works for Fiona Barratt Interiors in London.

“Cancer in the Kitchen” by Nicholas D. Kristof, N.Y. Times, Published December 5, 2009

Nicholas D. Kristof, a columnist for The Times since 2001, is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who writes op-ed columns that appear twice a week. Mr. Kristof was present at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Symposium, on Breast Cancer and Endocrine Disruptors, on November 30, 2009 in New York, and this is his brilliant column gleaned from information that day.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/opinion/06kristof.html?_r=1&em

A dollar a click for people in need!

Kare 11 & Land O’Lakes are donating $1 for every person who clicks on their web site. Go to the website listed below and on the top right side of the screen there is the green area where it says: You Click, We donate . It’s that easy. Please pass to all of your friends.

http://www.landolakesinc.com/company/corporateresponsibility/foundation/default.aspx

Scientific American posts an article on the Mount Sinai Symposium on Breast Cancer & Endocrine Disruptors held on 11/30/09

http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=as-increasingly-early-puberty-ups-b-2009-11-30

Mother Nature Network reports on the Mount Sinai Symposium on Breast Cancer and Endocrine Disruptors held on 11/30/09

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/health/stories/linking-bpa-and-breast-cancer

The Delicious Truth Blog reports on the Mount Sinai Symposium on Breast Cancer & Endocrine Disruptors held on 11/30/09

http://thedelicioustruth.blogspot.com/