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Date Title
23/10/2013 HEAL welcomes manifesto on breast cancer launched in UK
19/06/2013 HEAL joins calls for France to maintain its leadership on endocrine disrupting chemicals
27/05/2013 HEAL responds to Berlaymont Declaration on endocrine disruptors
25/04/2013 Which endocrine disrupting insecticides are children exposed to everyday?
25/04/2013 EFSA opinion on endocrine disruptors problematic
14/03/2013 European Parliament vote on EDCs conveys urgency of protecting health
23/01/2013 EP Committee tells Commission “the sooner the better” on EDCs
25/10/2012 EU biomonitoring shows mothers and children exposed to harmful chemicals
19/10/2012 Delegates Decision Prolongs Toxic Pollution
31/05/2012 Response to European Commission’s position on chemical mixtures released today
16/05/2012 Common diseases linked to chemical exposures before birth
20/03/2012 Daily chemical exposure adds to obesity and diabetes risk
20/02/2012 Report paves way for ban on "gender bender" hormone-disrupting chemicals
25/01/2012 Study offers warning of negative immune effects from PFC exposure
13/10/2011 Press statement: Bedroom dust used to urge EU to act more urgently on REACH
12/05/2011 Hormone disrupting chemicals targeted to prevent chronic disease in the EU
24/04/2011 Banned toxics found in carpet underlay sold in EU
12/04/2011 Protect children by cutting exposure to harmful chemicals
30/03/2011 Diet change can reduce BPA levels in humans
20/12/2010 Toxic Christmas gift: Council decides to keep hazardous biocides on market
26/11/2010 Health and Environment NGOs comment on Bisphenol A ban
22/11/2010 Commission confirms intentions on BPA
30/09/2010 European food panel fails to protect EU citizen’s health from plastic component, BPA
23/06/2010 European health group supports call for reducing exposure to BPA
11/02/2010 Study charts path for better protection from harmful "chemical mixtures"
14/01/2009 Ministers worried about hazardous chemicals cocktails, but postpone action
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