Stories by Stacy Malkan

Stacy Malkan is communications director for Health Care Without Harm. subscribe to Stacy Malkan's feed

Posted on: Sep 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Cosmetic companies can do better, and they must be held accountable to make the safest products possible. Why won't the FDA do its job?

Posted on: Feb 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

More than a year after health groups reported that top-selling lipsticks contain lead, the FDA is just sitting on the results of the research.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2007, Source: Conscious Choice

Health care officials are finally recognizing that a cleaner, greener hospital keeps the whole community well.

Posted on: May 7, 2003, Source: Multinational Monitor

While the chemical industry lobbies to loosen regulations on phthalates in the U.S., the European Union is moving toward a ban on phthalates and other POPs.

Posted on: May 7, 2003, Source: Multinational Monitor

The chemicals that industry claims are extensively tested and safe for us turn out to be neither, and are rapidly accumulating in our bodies. For some good news on industrial pollution, see a related story, <a href="http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=15858">Progress on Phthlates</a>.