Against the Grain

Protecting Oneself from Toxic Chemicals

The world around us is increasingly toxic, with 90,000 registered chemicals in the US, most of which have never been tested for their effects on human health. While regulating and banning chemicals and other hazards is ultimately a key political question, physician Aly Cohen argues that there is a fair amount we can do to protect ourselves. (Full-length interview.)

Resources:

Aly Cohen and Frederick vom Saal, Non-Toxic: Living Healthy in a Chemical World Oxford University Press, 2020

The Smart Human

Environmental Working Group

PHOTO: Gabriel Gurrola on Unsplash.

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