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Safer Holiday Meals Guide

I’ll Take My Yams Without a Side of Heavy Metals, Thank You Post by BCPP Senior Policy Manager, Lisette van Vliet   With the year-end holidays right around the corner, it’s time to think about those yummy holiday meals we’ll be feeding our families…and some of the...

Create Your Own At-Home Non-Toxic Hand Soap

Combine three simple ingredients to create a safe and non-toxic alternative to store-bought hand soaps Created in partnership with our partners at Ecologic  Ask any 8-year-old why it’s important to wash our hands and you’ll likely get some variation of the same...

Make Your Own Non-Toxic All-Purpose Spray Cleaner

A natural, safe and effective alternative to the popular all-purpose cleaner Reposted from our partners at Ecologic  There are few household cleaning products that are more versatile and reliable than the powerhouse known as the all-purpose cleaner. Chances are, it’s...

Happy Earth Day! BCPP Spring 2022 Bulletin

Happy Earth Day! At BCPP, earth day is every day. And we’ve been busy as ever this first quarter, protecting people and the planet from toxic chemical exposure! Check out our BCPP Bulletin for updates below and please consider making a donation to sustain our...

Healthy Living Tips from a Scientist: Diet, Nutrition, & Breast Cancer

Interview with Dr. Elisa V. Bandera, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief, Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes; Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control, and Unilever Endowed Chair for the Study of Diet and Nutrition in the Prevention of Chronic Disease, Rutgers Cancer...

How to Find and Read Cleaning Product Ingredients

By BCPP Senior Policy Director Nancy Buermeyer  If you’re concerned about the safety of the chemicals in the cleaning products you bring into your home, you’re probably familiar with trying to decipher the sometimes confusing or complicated labeling. Still, if you...

Does Drinking Alcohol Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

Interview with BCPP Chief Scientist Dr. Sharima Rasanayagam by Volunteer Andrea Dannenberg  I know, you don’t want me to say it. You enjoy wine with dinner. And those Happy Hour cocktails. I get it: drinking is a huge part of our culture. And maybe you’re someone who...

3 Tips for Reducing Your Risk in 2021

From all of us at BCPP, thank you for your support as we closed the chapter on an incredibly challenging year. During these first days of 2021, we want to let you know how grateful we are for you. We are so inspired by the tremendous generosity of our community. New...

Top 5 Holiday Gifts to Avoid Giving

Just as our holiday gift giving can support breast cancer prevention, here are a few holiday gifts you might want to reconsider, as they may increase breast cancer risk for your loved ones.  Watch our video for the tips or read on. Video Transcript I’m Andrea...

Top 5 Holiday Gifts Ideas that Prevent Breast Cancer

With the holidays fast approaching, you may be searching for perfect gifts for your family and friends. Believe it or not, our shopping decisions can reduce the cancer risk for our loved ones. Our Paths to Prevention report identifies 23 known breast cancer risk...

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