household toxins http://wamc.org en Laura Dudek - Everyday Toxins http://wamc.org/post/laura-dudek-everyday-toxins <p>In 2006, thirteen men and women from Maine participated in study titled “Body of Evidence: A study of Pollution in Main People” sponsored by the Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine, which sought to draw attention to the growing presence of toxic chemicals in everyday consumer products. The study looked for a handful of known toxins and heavy metals, some which have been around forever, such as lead and arsenic and some, which are relatively new, such as phthalates, flame retardants, and perfluorinated chemicals. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 16:40:00 +0000 Laura Dudek 47248 at http://wamc.org