Posts with Tag: breast cancer prevention

Cosmetic Safety: 82 years later, have things changed?

By Janet Nudelman, Director of Program & Policy and Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDCA) into law in 1938.  Back then, you could rent a house for $27/month, a loaf...

How we can remove toxic chemicals, and stress, from parents’ lives

By BCPP Digital Advocacy Coordinator Kathryn Bache  On January 8, I joined 24 women in Sacramento to ask members of the California Assembly to support the California Toxic Free Cosmetic’s Act (AB 495). This bill would ban 13 of the most toxic chemicals currently being...

It’s Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month

For us at BCPP, October’s Breast Cancer Awareness is our chance to shine extra light on prevention. Most people don’t realize that only around 10% of breast cancer cases can be attributed to genetics. What does that mean? It means that most incidences of...

Climb the Mountains

Guest Post by 2009 Climb Against the Odds climber and New England Peaks for Prevention event organizer, Deb Cole Originally published in Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 4. The spring equinox represents new light and life, new beginnings, but in March...