Posts by Protect Our Breasts

BREAST HEALTH DISPARITIES: CHEMICAL EXPOSURES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN

Article Author: Lauren Crowley, Public Health Major, Class of 2022, POB Science Translator  Breast cancer has the highest mortality rate...

POB SCIENCE TRANSLATORS: LIFESTYLE TIPS AND SAFER SWITCHES

The Protect Our Breasts Translators Program consists of a team of student “translators” who review relevant and timely research articles...

PEELING BACK PLASTIC PACKAGING: WHAT WE (DON’T) KNOW ABOUT PLASTIC EXPOSURES

Article Author: Kira Levenson, Biochemistry Major, Class of 2022, POB Science Translator Plastic products and plastic packaging are pervasive in...

Current Research Suggests Phthalates Adversely Affect Male Fertility and Reproductive Development

Article Author: Kira Levenson, Biochemistry Major, Class of 2022, POB Science Translator Plastic products and packaging are everywhere, from food...

Intergenerational Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors

Article Author: Amanda Thompson, Biology Major, Class of 2023, POB Science Translator If you’ve followed along with Protect Our Breasts,...

Long Term Effects of Men’s Phthalate Exposure

Article Author: Brooke Linnehan, Molecular and Cellular Biology, M.S. student, POB Science Translator What makes you, you? Maybe you have...

Differences in Personal Care Product Use Among Diverse Women

Article Author: Amanda Thompson, Biology Major, Class of 2023, POB Science Translator Waking up in the morning, the first thing...

Hundreds of Pesticides Identified as Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Article Author: Brooke Linnehan, Molecular and Cellular Biology, M.S. student, POB Science Translator As we near Halloween and the fun...

Chemicals of Concern in Packaging Linked to DNA Damage

Chemicals of Concern in Packaging Linked to DNA Damage

Article Author: Brooke Linnehan, Biology Major, Class of 2021, POB Science Translator  As our world starts to transition back to...

“Regrettable Substitution”: Exposure to Popular BPA Replacement BPS and Breast Cancer

“Regrettable Substitution”: Exposure to Popular BPA Replacement BPS and Breast Cancer

Article Author: Ellie Geldart, Biomedical Engineering Major, Class of 2023, POB Science Translator When you see the label “BPA-free”, you...

Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, November 29, please support our efforts to share the newest science with our peers to prevent breast cancer now and in the future. Together we give!