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Breast Cancer – The Estrogen Connection

To learn more about environmental estrogens in everyday products, click on a mini-icon to play a short video clip. Video clip pages give suggestions on What You Can Do Now to avoid environmental estrogens and also provide a Learn More article on the topic covered in the video clip.
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Breast Cancer - The Estrogen Connection provides you with short video clips, tips on what you can do, and articles with more information on environmental estrogens found in everyday products. To get started, pick one of the video topics by clicking on one the mini icons that are on the left side of this computer screen.


Cosmetics Breast Cancer - The Estrogen Connection: Cosmetics and More
Learn about ingredients in cosmetics that are estrogen mimics.
Duration: 03:11


Stainless bottles Breast Cancer - The Estrogen Connection: Plastics
Learn about estrogenic chemicals that can leach from plastics.
Duration: 03:08


down the drain Breast Cancer - The Estrogen Connection: In the Dump and Down the Drain
Learn about preventing estrogenic chemicals from getting into the environment.
Duration: 04:06