Environmental health

Environmental health

Environmental contaminants and breast cancer: the growing concerns about endocrine disrupting chemicals

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English
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Online
Author: 
Andreas Kortenkamp
Publisher: 
WWF-UK
Publication Date: 
2006

Examines the link between increasing rates of breast cancer and the impacts of hormone disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Highlights the need for strong legislation to control EDCs which are used in everyday products such as baby bottles and other plastics and cosmetics.

Environmental Defense

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to protect the environment and human health. Conducts research and educates on clean air, safe food, thriving ecosystems, and more.

Primary Telephone: 
416-323-9521
Email Address: 
info@environmentaldefence.ca
Fax Number: 
416-323-9301
Street Address: 
705-317 Adelaide St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 1P9

CINBIOSE: Centre for the study of biological interactions in human health

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research

Conducts interdisciplinary research and training on workplace health and environmental health.

Primary Telephone: 
514-987-3915
Fax Number: 
514-987-6183
Street Address: 
Université du Québec à Montréal CINBIOSE (SB-1980) PO Box 8888 Stn Centre-ville
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3C 3P8
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Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an affiliation of groups with overlapping missions to improve children's environmental health in Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
416-595-9579
Email Address: 
info@healthyenvironmentforkids.ca
Fax Number: 
416-761-4038
Street Address: 
130-215 Spadina Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2C7

Toxic Nation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy

Works to protect the environment and human health. Web site includes informaiton on toxic chemicals and their impacts on human health.

Primary Telephone: 
416-323-9521
Email Address: 
info@environmentaldefence.ca
Fax Number: 
416-323-9301
Street Address: 
705-317 Adelaide St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 1P9

Environmental impacts on the health of women in the Great Lakes basin

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rosalie Bertell
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the environmental impacts of global trends in trade, governance and culture on the Great Lakes basin. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.

The environment and women's health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ellen K Silbergeld
Jenna S Roberts
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the environmental factors in women's health, and the potential difference in susceptibility among women and between women and men. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.

The California Body Burden Campaign

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a network of public health, environmental health and justice, faith and labor organizations working to establish a California biomonitoring program.

Primary Telephone: 
415-346-8223
Email Address: 
calbbc@breastcancerfund.org
Street Address: 
400-1388 Sutter St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94109

Environmental Working Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Conducts environmental research.

Primary Telephone: 
202-667-6982
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-232-2592
Street Address: 
100-1436 U St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009

Effects of mining on women's health in Labrador West

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English
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Online
Author: 
The Labrador West Status of Women Council
Femmes Francophones de l’Ouest du Labrador
Publisher: 
MiningWatch Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Studies the effects of mining extraction on women’s health in Labrador West. Provides recommendations.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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