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Hazard-based regulation to curb environmental impacts on health

If CEPA was indeed protecting public health, we would expect declining diseases from environmental exposures. Canadian examples point to the opposite. Endocrine-related obesity and metabolic syndrome, disorders of early development and sexual differentiation, and cancers in hormone-sensitive tissues have not been prevented. Endocrine disruption does not follow classic dose-response, so these substances must be regulated based on their innate hazard. With many thousands of EDCs, classes of similar chemicals require group actions.
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Firefighter Health Coverage

CBC NEWSLung cancer added to Ontario firefighter health coverage, becomes latest condition to be covered under what’s called presumptive legislationRead CBC article here RELATED: WSIB Ontario, January 4, 2016Cancers in…

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