This one had all the suspense of a Harlem Globetrotters – Washington Generals game. (1)
In what can be seen, at the very least, as an appalling lack of creativity, our old friends the EWG —Environmental Washington Generals (oops, I meant Environmental Working Group) —decided that since they had finally hit dry wells with phthalates and BPA, it was time for a “new” chemical to scare people about, get some mainstream Scare Journalism coverage (which worked) and then drum up funding (which will certainly work).
“Workers exposed to an average air concentration of 3.5 mg/m3 for as long as ten years showed no evidence of adverse clinical effects.” (3.5 mg/m3is equivalent to .26 parts-per-million—a concentration that even industrial workers will never see).....To Read More..
If the American Cancer Society recommends mammograms every two years for normal-risk women over age 55, does that mean they only care about money?