Posts by Protect Our Breasts

New Study Identifies 921 Breast Cancer-Relevant Chemicals found in everyday products

Article Author: Amelia Talluri, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Major, Class of 2025, Science Coordinator Currently, 86,000 chemicals are used in...

Understanding the USDA Organic Label

Article Author: Jade Wagner, Public Health Major, Class of 2024, Co-Director  At the heart of our well-being lies the power...

Chemical Exposures and Breast Health

Article Author: Jade Wagner, Public Health Major, Class of 2024, Co-Director  In our daily lives, we reach for personal care...

Avoiding Exposures “To-Go”: Chemicals in our Food Packaging

Article Author: Merin Thomas, Public Health Major, Class of 2026, POB Science Translator  While many of us focus on the...

Metastasizing Effects of Racism in Breast Cancer Risk

Article Author: Shreya Manikandan, Public Health Major, Class of 2026, POB Science Translator  Recent research highlights that structural racism is...

Is Taking Care of Your Body Actually Exposing Yourself to Hidden Chemicals? Can We Reverse this Cycle? Yes and Yes!

Article Author: Lucy Watt, Biology Major, Class of 2024, POB Science Translator Have you ever really wondered what chemicals are...

Rethinking Chemical Risk: The Essential-Use Approach

Article Author: Merin Thomas, Public Health Major, Class of 2026, POB Science Translator  What’s in your shampoo? You may struggle...

Red 3: A carcinogenic additive allowed to be in food products? 

Article Author: Lucy Watt, Biology Major, Class of 2024, POB Science Translator Who doesn’t love some holiday-themed candy over the...

Personal Care Products: Disparities in chemical exposure

Article Author: Amanda Thompson, Biology Major, Class of 2023, POB Science Coordinator What kind of personal care products do you...

Peace, Love and Safer Switches!

Article Author: Jade Wagner, Public Health Major, Class of 2024, POB Science Director With the holidays coming up, we know...