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The evidence BPA (bisphenol A) is having toxic effects on humans is becoming more and more solid. Just recently a paper in JAMA found BPA may be associated heart disease and other probelms in humans. Other research has shown possible association with metabolic disorders (one thing I didn’t note in the second post is that…

What’s wrong with Earth Day? The name, for one. Earth day. Protecting mother earth. Saving the environment. What’s wrong with these? They’re all about the earth. No humans mentioned. For a day that’s supposed to highlight the damage we are doing and to energize some action, it’s woefully off the mark. The degredation of the…

Meatheads of the week: The passport office. A must read about One Man’s Journey Into the Greatest Bureaucracy Ever Assembled over at Slate. It’s been a busy week here on AngryToxicologist with sunscreens and STATS and all. I appreciate the hearty discussions. Please e-mail me other topics that you’re wondering about. Speaking of busy weeks,…

The NYTimes reports that some genetic links to restless leg syndrome have been found and this might reduce the ridicule that the drugs that treat the condiditon are getting. Not from this quarter, though. Almost all of our traits have a gentic link. That doesn’t mean they need to be cured. I have a wandering…

Good Morning, Science Blogs!

I am a Ph.D. scientist in the public health sector with a good amount of toxicology and regulatory knowledge. I’m not going to be dishing about projects I am privy to, but I am much freer to make my opinions known anonymously, than I could do in a completely public forum. Although other topics will…