Tag Archives: BPA

Breast cancer–information you need

A couple of months ago on Sex and Politics, I interviewed James Brophy, a cancer researcher in Canada. Professor Brophy is featured in the breast cancer documentary PINK RIBBONS, INC. His study indicated huge increases in breast cancer incidence in pre-menopausal women exposed to BPA in industrial settings (factories that make plastics for automobiles; canneries […]

This week Sex and Politics–women’s health and breast cancer

This Thursday on Sex and Politics, we’re doing a special show on health issues for women, and I’d like you to listen in. I’ll be talking to James Brophy, a Canadian researcher and co-author on a new study indicating links between breast cancer incidence and exposure to substances in plastics. While the study concentrated on […]

The garbage trail that leads to me

The gestation for this column starts with the computer I’m typing on. It’s an old warhorse Dell workstation, scavenged several years ago at the end of its useful life from a company that was modernizing. I have grown to like it (I’m a Mac convert) and put up with its idiosyncracies. But within a few […]