Chemicals and Our Health: Why Recent Science is a Call to Action

Resource Type: 
Publication
Publication Date: 
July, 2012
Major Issue: 
Chemicals
Issue Area: 
Children’s Health
Health
Toxics
Geographic Focus: 
National

This report summarizes findings from a significant body of peer-reviewed science on chemicals and health, including overviews of diseases linked to chemical exposures and estimates of related health care costs.  It makes a case for policy reforms to protect health through stronger regulation of toxic chemicals.

This is an accessible overview of science and policy objectives in chemicals and health, with extensive references.

Author(s): 
Safer Chemicals Healthy Families