Chemical in Drinking Water May Create Thyroid Problems
Researchers find that perchlorate in drinking water may be creating thyroid problems in Arizona newborns.
Pesticides for West Nile Mosquitos May be a Thyroid Danger
With fears on the rise over the West Nile Virus, New York City and Boston conducted widespread spraying programs to wipe out the infected mosquitos that spread the virus. Key insecticides resmethrin (brand name "Scourge") and sumithrin, ("Anvil") are, however, under fire as potentially toxic chemicals that pose a danger to the environment and health, including the thyroid.
Fluoride: Hidden Danger in Your Drinking Water & Toothpaste
This common water additive and toothpaste ingredient may be contributing to the increased rates of hypothyroidism and other health concerns in the U.S. . . . without improving dental health
Antithyroid Agent Perchlorate Found in US Fertilizers
Review of the news that shows the thyroid-damaging chemical perchlorate present in U.S. fertilizers and what this means for our food and water supply.
Thyroid Perils of Our Water & Food
Why won't the Air Force release information to EPA on perchlorate, a chemical in our food and water that can harm the thyroid?
Perchlorate and the Thyroid
In-depth reports and information on this issue.
The Perchlorate Problem -- Central Web Resource
For in-depth information on the perchlorate problem, see the ZeroWasteAmerica perchlorate page.
Perchlorate Information Online
Detailed overview of perchlorate's effect on the thyroid gland from the EPA's Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Calgon Carbon Corporation press release on the process of removing perchlorate from groundwater
EPA Perchlorate Home Page
Environmental Protection Agency's information on perchlorate, the rocket fuel plant chemical that damages thyroid function.
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