Full List of News Articles by or including PRHE
A full list of articles published by or about PRHE scientists.

Full list of news articles by or including PRHE

"Despite bans, toxic flame retardants continue to show up in pregnant women's blood"
from Brinkwire
February 7, 2018

"Despite bans, toxic flame retardants continue to show up in pregnant women's blood"
from Medical Xpress
February 6, 2018

"Despite Bans, Toxic Flame Retardants Continue to Show Up in Pregnant Women’s Blood"
from UCSF News Center
February 5, 2018

"The chemical industry doesn’t want you to be afraid of Teflon pans. You should be."
from Salon
February 4, 2018

"EPA Division That Studies the Health Risks of Toxic Chemicals Is in a Fight for Its Life"
from The Intercept
February 3, 2018

"EPA eases path for new chemicals, raising fears of health hazards"
from NBC News
January 17, 2018

"Advocates for Children’s Health: Working Together to Reduce Harmful Environmental Exposures"
from Environmental Health Perspectives
January 2, 2018

"Hold the plum pudding: US food sampling shows troubling pesticide residues"
from Environmental Health News
December 21, 2017

"Researchers: Perfluorochemicals may be driving low birth weight, costing billions"
from The Intelligencer
December 6, 2017

"After Flint, Helping Doctors Recognize Chemical Exposure"
from New York Times
November 21, 2017

"Cosmetic and perfume sales staff exposed to high phthalate levels"
from Chemistry World
November 21, 2017

"Pesticide residue on fruits and veggies tied to infertility"
from Times of Malta
November 1, 2017

"Pesticide residue on fruits and veggies tied to infertility"
from Reuters
October 31, 2017

"Flame retardants targeted for SF ban"
from SFBay
October 12, 2017

"UCSF’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment Supports Science-Based Decision Making"
from UCSF Office of Sustainability
October 2, 2017

"ACC backs four industry scientists for EPA chemical advisory council"
from Chemical Watch
September 26, 2017

"Systematic review symposium explores powerful tool"
from NIEHS Environmental Factor
September 1, 2017

"Racist beauty standards are leading women of color to use more toxic products"
from Quartz
August 16, 2017

"Accounting for public heath gains from pollution control"
from Chemical & Engineering News
August 7, 2017

"Common chemical in furnitures may lower unborn babys IQ"
from India Today
August 6, 2017

"Study links exposure to flame retardants during pregnancy to lower IQ in children"
from Xinhua Net
August 6, 2017

"Prenatal exposure to fire retardants linked to lower IQs in children, review says"
from UPI
August 5, 2017

"Flame retardant exposure found to lower IQ in children"
from Medical Xpress
August 4, 2017

"Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs"
from Clinical Connection
August 4, 2017

"Childhood Intelligence Harmed by Flame Retardant Exposure, Study Shows"
from Newsweek
August 4, 2017

"Flame Retardant Chemicals Linked To Lower IQs In Kids"
from CBS News San Francisco Bay Area
August 4, 2017

"Flame Retardant Linked to Drop in Children’s IQ"
from R&D Magazine
August 4, 2017

"Higher Exposure to Flame Retardants in Pregnant Women Leads to Lower IQ in Children"
from UCSF News Center
August 3, 2017

"Pregnant women’s exposure to flame retardants linked to lower child IQ"
from San Francisco Chronicle
August 3, 2017

"How One Bad Science Headline Can Echo Across the Internet"
from Smithsonian
July 31, 2017

"Stress Worsens Effects of Toxic Chemicals in Pregnant Women"
from UCSF News Center
July 20, 2017

"Stress during pregnancy can make exposure to smoking and air pollution worse"
from Health24
July 17, 2017

"Stress Worsens Effect of Toxic Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy"
from MedIndia
July 14, 2017

"Stress in pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to smoking and air pollution"
from Daily Mail
July 13, 2017

"Study: stress worsens effects of toxic chemicals in pregnant women"
from Xinhua Net
July 13, 2017

"Stress can worsen effects of toxic chemical exposure"
from EurekAlert!
July 12, 2017

"Stress worsens effects of toxic chemicals in pregnant women"
from UC Berkeley News
July 12, 2017

"Study says higher risk of BPA in canned goods from Asian food stores"
from ABC News
June 30, 2017

"College Dorm Rooms Carry a Hidden Cancer Risk"
from Tonic
May 11, 2017 

"‘Stand Up For Science’ Teach-In, Rally Highlight Importance of Public Support, Diversity in Science"
from UCSF News Center
April 24, 2017 

"Slashing EPA Budget Would Harm Kids, Pediatric Specialists Say"
from The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
April 6, 2017 

"Beyond Science: Speaking Truth to Power"
from UCSF Office of Sustainability
April 3, 2017 

"In Trump’s America, UC researchers learning to advocate for science"
from The Mercury News
March 29, 2017 

"Experts agree EPA review of dioxane, other toxic chemicals is needed"
from MLive Media Group
March 28, 2017 

"The Environmentalist No. 1: a scientific event of the environment and health"
from Statnews
February 28, 2017 

"In BPA safety war, a battle over evidence"
from Science Magazine
February 9, 2017 

"'Kids don't get a second chance': EPA staff fear cuts to health programs under Trump"
from Statnews
February 8, 2017 

"Standing up for Facts in the Age of Trump"
from San Francisco Magazine's Mad Scientists
February 2, 2017 

"Practitioner Insights: The Peril and Imperative of TSCA Reform"
from The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
February 1, 2017

"Affinities - Our pictorial study of uniquely Bay Area tribes"
from San Francisco Magazine's Mad Scientists
February 1, 2017

"Troubling Signs for Science Under Trump"
from KCRW's To The Point
January 31, 2017 

"Former EPA Scientist Weighs in on Fate of Climate Science under Trump"
from NPR
January 26, 2017 

"Will Better Science Help Protect Us from Chemical Exposures?"
from Civil Eats
January 18, 2017 

"Hazardous 9/11 Dust Made Newborn Babies Smaller"
from National Geographic
December 27, 2016

"85% of the Food We Eat Has Pesticide Residues"
from AlterNet
December 8, 2016

"Risk Limits Under New Toxics Law May Continue Past Practice"
from The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
December 2, 2016

"Before the Holiday Feast: New Data on Pesticides in Food Raises Safety"
from The Huffington Post
November 23, 2016

"Determining safe PFOA level an uncertain science"
from The Intellegencer
November 7, 2016

"Research by campus scientists suggests environmental toxins can accumulate in fetuses"
from Daily Californian
November 7, 2016

"Bébés et femmes enceintes, premières victimes des produits chimiques toxiques"
from Le Monde
November 6, 2016

"Study breaks new ground on chemical effects on newborns"
from Greenwire
November 3, 2016

"First US study to measure exposure to 59 toxic chemicals in pregnant women and their newborns"
from Medical Xpress
November 3, 2016

"Study finds wide exposure to environmental toxics in cohort of pregnant women"
from Science Blog
November 2, 2016

"Changes to EPA Risk Reviews May Tighten Chemical Controls"
from The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
September 29, 2016

"The Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Your Household Dust"
from U.S. News & World Report
September 28, 2016

"Your household dust probably contains these chemicals"
from Washington Post
September 14, 2016

"Community Outreach and Translation Core of UCSF’s Pregnancy Exposures to Environmental Chemicals"
from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
September 12, 2016

"Your Call: The New Toxic Chemical Safety Law and Public Health"
from KALW Pulic Radio Radio
August 1, 2016

"US Health Professionals Call for Action on Children's Chemical Exposure"
from Chemical Watch
July 7, 2016 

"A Look at the West: Chemical safety law giving EPA more power passes Congress"
from Herald Times
July 6, 2016

A Host of Common Chemicals Endanger Child Brain Development"
from Science Daily
July 1, 2016

"Scientific Controversy? Systematic Review Can Help"
from Environmental International
June 2, 2016

"Researchers Find Nanoparticles in 6 of 6 U.S. Baby Formulas Tested"
from Food Safety News
May 26, 2016

"Friends of the Earth Report: Potentially hazardous nanoparticles found in powdered baby formula"
from PR Newswire
May 17, 2016

"Youth Clinic Spreads the Word on Potentially Harmful Cosmetic Chemicals"
from The Potrero View
May, 2016

"Higher than expected BPA levels found in pregnant women"
from Chemical Watch
April 20, 2016

"Profiting From the Myths About Black Women’s Bodies"
from TIME
April 6, 2016

“Epidemic of Premature Births is Increasingly Linked to Air Pollution"
from Earth Island Journal
March 29, 2016

"Preterm Births Linked to Air Pollution Cost Billions in the U.S."
from TIME
March 29, 2016

"Are You a Toxic Waste Disposal Site?"
from The New York Times
February 13, 2016

"Insidious, invisible impacts on baby health"
from Environmental Health News
February 10, 2016

"Contaminating Our Bodies With Everyday Products"
from The New York Times
November 28, 2015

"Germ-Killing Bathroom Sprays Appear to Weaken Fertility"
from Scientific American
November 12, 2015

"Doctors Urge Greater Efforts to Prevent Toxic Chemical Exposure"
from Public News Service
October 5, 2015

"OB/GYN Group: Pay Attention to Patients' Exposure to Toxics"
from MedPage Today
October 2, 2015

"We're Surrounded by Way More Chemicals Than We Thought, and These Doctors Say We're Screwed"
from Mother Jones
September 30, 2015

"International Ob-Gyn Group Urges Greater Efforts to Prevent Toxic Chemical Exposure"
from UCSF News Center
September 30, 2015

"Toxic Chemicals Taint The 'Best Possible' Food For Babies"
from The Huffington Post
August 20, 2015

"Feminine Care Product Increases Women’s Exposure to Harmful Phthalates"
from The Environmental Working Group
July 17, 2015

"Physicians Should Talk Frankly About The Risks Of Chemical Exposures"
from Health Affairs Blog
June 25, 2015

"Beijing Olympics Study Links Pollution to Lower Birth Weight"
from University of Rochester Medical Center
April 28, 2015

“Exposure to These 2 Common Chemicals in Pregnancy Could Tank Your Baby's IQ”
from Healthline News
December 10, 2014

“Cancer du sein : 17 substances chimiques particulièrement néfastes”
from Viva (French Press)
October 17, 2014

“In Plastics and Cans, a Threat to Women”
from Well Blogs: New York Times
August 28, 2014

“Quats quagmire: Common disinfectants cause reproductive problems in mice, study says”
from Environmental Health News
August 13, 2014

“Doctors Fail To Counsel Pregnant Women On Toxic Chemical Risks”
from Huff Post Green
June 25, 2014

“Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental Toxins”
from Health Day
June 25, 2014

“Doctors lack tools to discuss toxic exposures with pregnant patients: survey”
from Reuters
June 25, 2014

“Few Doctors Warn Expectant Mothers About Environmental Hazards”
from NPR
June 25, 2014

“Summit Brings Forth Ideas on Sustainability and Environmental Impact”
from UCSF News
June 12, 2014

“Real reform can curb exposure to toxic chemicals”
from The Hill
April 8, 2014

“A Threat to Male Fertility”
from New York Times
March 21, 2014

“How Risky, Really, Is That Chemical?”
from Scientific American
March 1, 2014

“How to Avoid Phthalates in Plastics and Cosmeticss”
from Men's Journal
January 30, 2014

“Banned chemicals replaced by worrisome ones, UCSF study shows”
SF Gate
January 15, 2014

“Breast milk harbors environmental pollutants”
from San Francisco Gate
December 29, 2013

“Flame Retardants in Pregnant Women's Blood Drop After State Ban”
from UCSF online news
September 25, 2013

“Study Finds High Levels of Flame Retardant Chemicals in California Pregnant Women”
from UCSF online news
September 25, 2013

“Pregnant Women Benefited From California Ban On Flame Retardants But Are There Still Hazardous Chemicals In Foam Furniture?”
from Medical Daily
September 25, 2013

“Flame Retardants Fade Faster From Our Bodies Than Expected”
from KQED Science
September 25, 2013

“Flame Retardants in Pregnant Women's Blood Drop After State Ban”
from Phys.Org
September 25, 2013

“New study: Toxic flame retardants fall dramatically in pregnant women in California”
from San Jose Mercury News
September 25, 2013

“Calif. ban of chemical linked to low IQ has far-reaching effects, study shows”
from Fox News
September 25, 2013

“Report: Environmental chemicals a pregnancy risk”
from Las Vegas Sun
September 25, 2013

“Report: Environmental chemicals pose risk to reproductive health”
from Jackson Sun (Mississippi)
September 24, 2013

“Chemicals called threat to reproductive health”
from Boston Globe
September 24, 2013

“Obstetricians Issue Warning on Chemicals”
from Union Tribune (San Diego)
September 24, 2013

“Environmental chemicals a pregnancy risk, report claims”
from Fox News
September 24, 2013

“Toxic chemicals are pregnancy concern”
from Philly.com
September 24, 2013

“Ask pregnant women about pollutant exposure, OB/GYNs urged”
from CBC News (CANADA)
September 24, 2013

“How chemicals affect your reproductive health”
from Mother Nature Network
September 24, 2013

“A Prescription for New Moms and Socially Minded Businesses”
from Bangor Daily News (Maine)
September 24, 2013

“Report From 2 Doctors Groups Warn of Threat Chemicals Pose to Reproductive Health”
from Fair Warning
September 24, 2013

“Doctors: Environmental chemicals threaten reproductive health”
from Salon Magazine
September 24, 2013

“Environmental chemicals said to threaten reproductive health in U.S.”
from The Republican (Massachusetts)
September 24, 2013

“Medical groups warn moms need more protection from toxic chemicals”
from CBS News
September 24, 2013

“US doctors call for action on environmental toxics”
from Chemical Watch
September 24, 2013

“A Powerful Union: OB-GYNs and Chemical Policy Reform”
from Huffington Post
September 24, 2013

“How Environmental Toxins Harm Women's Reproductive Health”
from LiveScience.com
September 23, 2013

“Doctors Link Toxic Chemicals And Reproductive Health Problems”
from Huffington Post Parents
September 23, 2013

“Doctors must warn about chemicals, health groups say”
NBC News online
September 23, 2013

“Piedmont: Chemicals' impact on health problems detailed in talk”
from San Jose Mercury News
June 5, 2013

“New flammability standard is a win for low-income communities of color”
from Environmental Health News
April 3, 2013

“How Environmental Toxins May Affect Your Patients”
from ACOG Today published by the The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
February, 2013

“UN, WHO panel calls hormone-disrupting chemicals a 'global threat'”
from Environmental Health News
February 19, 2013

“Pollution’s Link to Birth Weight”
from The New York Times – Well blog by Nicholas Bakalar
February 11, 2013

“Will Mayoral Candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel Take Action to Protect Mothers and Children From Air Pollution?"
from The Informer
February 11, 2013

“Air pollution cause for underweight babies?”
from HLNTV.com by Dan Schenek
February 11, 2013

“Une étude établit un lien entre pollution et poids des bébés à la naissance”
from Le Monde France
February 6, 2013

“Air pollution linked to low birth weight”
from the San Francisco Chronicle
February 6, 2013

“Air Pollution May Lower Birth Weight”
from Yahoo! News
February 6, 2013

“La contaminación está afectando el peso de bebés recién nacidos”
from BBC Mundo (United Kingdom)
February 6, 2013

“Air Pollution Delivers Smaller Babies”
from Nature.com
February 6, 2013

"Few Pregnant Women Warned About Chemicals"
from San Francisco Chronicle
December 26, 2012

"Should Doctors Warn Pregnant Women About Environmental Risks?"
from Scientific American
December 10, 2012

"Most Doctors Don't Warn Patients About Environmental Risks"
from Environmental Health News
December 10, 2012 

"Genetically Modified Food Labeling Through the Lens of Public Health"
from UCSF News
November 5, 2012

"Cal study links BPA to thyroid hormone changes"
from ABC7 News
October 4, 2012 

"Mom's BPA Levels linked to son's thyroid problems"
from CBS news
October 4, 2012 

"UC Berkely study: BPA linked to thyroid hormone changes in pregnant women and newborn boys"
from ABC7 news
October 3, 2012

"BPA affects pregnant women, study shows"
from San Francisco Chronicle
October 3, 2012 

"The Truth about Household Chemicals"
from Web MD
July 24, 2012

"Chemistry Lessons: Living with Rachel carson's Legacy"
from Huffington Post
July 14, 2012 

"Toxic Environmental Exposures Could Cause Reproductive Harm across Generations, Study Suggests"
from Huffington Post
May 5, 2012

"Researchers call for changes in policy and reproductive health"
from NIEHS Newsletter
April 4, 2012

"Unborn Babies Face Toxic Chemical Onslaught That OB/GYNs Can Help Guard Against"
from Huffington Post
March 27, 2012

"Obgyn's can prevent negative health impacts of Environmental Chemicals"
from Newswise
March 14, 2012

"Environmental Exposures, Reproductive Development and Periods of Susceptibility"
December 19, 2011 

"Toxic Moms: 12 Scary Chemicals in Women's Bodies"
from CBS News
December 1, 2011 

"Baby Shampoos contain harmful chemicals, group says"
from ABC News
November 1, 2011

"Highest levels of flame retardant chemicals reported in California pregnant women"
from NIEHS Newsletter
September 1, 2011

"The lead your kids are exposed to isn't ok"
from CafeMom
August 31, 2011

"Smoking Women at Increased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease, High Levels of Banned Fire Retardants in Californian Women"
from Inside Medicine
August 12, 2011 

"Northern California women highly exposed to PBDE"
from French Tribune
August 12, 2011 

"High levels of flame retardants found in blood of pregnant California women"
from FairWarning.org
August 11, 2011 

"PBDE levels in California women much higher than elsewhere"
from Endocrine Daily Briefing
August 11, 2011 

"Flame retardants in pregnant women"
from KQED
August 11, 2011