HealthLink is proud to be a founding board member of the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow. A coalition of citizens, scientists, health professionals, union members and educators, the alliance is striving to correct fundamental flaws in business practices and government policies that allow toxins to trespass into our bodies.
Goal: Create proactive policies to prevent harm before the damage is done and support innovation to advance the use of safer technologies, materials and solutions.
July 2005 "Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns", analyzes randomly selected umbilical cord blood samples from U.S.-born babies for industrial chemicals, pesticides and pollutants including mercury, fire retardants, and the Teflon chemical PFOA, with startling results. Read full report: www.ewg.org/reports/bodyburden2/execsumm.php
Youtube - ABC News: Newborns tested for toxins
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma rates for girls tripled between 1992 and 1997
Behavioral and Learning Disabilities
All of the above health issues have been linked to toxins in our environment. It is time to start protecting ourselves and finding different approaches to the policies that have allowed such escalation in childhood diseases.
Get involved. Join the Alliance today! http://www.healthytomorrow.org/help.html