Posts with Tag: toxic chemicals

Changemakers’ Chat 2: Dr. Linda Birnbaum and Dr. Meredith Williams

BCPP’s Changemakers’ Chat webinar interview series is bringing together the BCPP community and our partners during this time of uncertainty. This month, we talk with two leading science and policy experts who share their history of using science to impact public...

What are fragrances made of? 

By BCPP Tech & Communications Manager Emily Reuman Scents are important. Probably more important than you (or most people) think. Especially when it comes to memory, sensations, and even the bonding experience between baby and mother. We are triggered by the past...

How climate change can increase your breast cancer risk

By Emily Reuman, BCPP Technology & Communications Manager Top 4 ways climate change may increase your risk of breast cancer:  Hotter temps make it harder for our bodies to cleanse by breaking down and getting rid of toxic chemicals. Hotter temps make cancer...

Don’t let them hurt our kids

This is Lucy. Lucy represents thousands of little girls of color in the U.S. who are unjustly exposed to toxic chemicals, like formaldehyde, in their hair products. We know that black women are more likely to die from the disease and get breast cancer at a younger age...

How Toxic Ingredients Became A Blessing In My Life

Guest Post by Joanne Starkman, cofounder of Innersense Organic Beauty When I was invited by Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) to pledge support for the California Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2019 (SB574), I expected to be part...