Volume 15 - Issue 7 - July 2007

I was particularly struck by one particular fact contained in this month’s cover story, which is titled, “The Chemicals That Surround Us,” and was written by Mari Paz Castanedo-Tardan, M.D., Adnan Nasir, M.D., and Sharon Jacob, M.D. Were you aware that each year “1,700 synthetic chemicals are introduced into the U.S. market, and many of these do not undergo basic testing”? The authors also noted that of the 82,000 chemicals that are in use in the United States, “only about 25% have undergone testing.”   Why Should You