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The cancer epidemic as a social event  
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/publications/National_Office_Pubs/cancer.pdf

Argues that while the medical profession and cancer research institutions attribute most of the cancer increase to genetic and lifestyle factors, carcinogens in our air, water, food, and workplaces are significant causes of cancer. Criticizes the main objective of the fight against cancer, which is to find treatments or cures rather than promoting preventive measures. Concludes that many cancers could be prevented if the cancer-causing chemicals were removed from our environment.

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Published: 2004
Toxins in Toiletries  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39367

Discusses the lack of regulatory oversight and awareness of the presence of toxic chemicals in cosmetics and the creation of a vibrant safe cosmetics movement.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009