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Prenatal exposure to chemicals in personal care products may speed puberty in girls
By Kara Manke Girls exposed to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products before birth may hit puberty earlier, according to a new longitudinal study led by researchers at UC more...
The shampoos, lotions and other personal care products you use can affect the amount of endocrine-disrupting chemicals in one’s body, a new study showed. (iStockphoto)
A new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, shampoos and lotions can lead to a significant drop in levels of more...
Harnessing the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s strengths in adolescent health and technological solutions, a research team lead by Assistant Professor Sandra McCoy will develop, implement, and evaluate a novel more...
How many young people are homeless in California?  This question propelled the We Count, California! team to conduct a two-year technical assistance project to help communities across California obtain a better estimate of more...