The goal is to address the spikes of bacterial contamination that has occurred after rain events.
- March 13, 2018
Q: My dad refinishes old furniture and is complaining about headaches. He's using a furniture stripper with a very strong odor. Can this be safe?
- December 01, 2017
Quel est l'impact réel des granulés des terrains de foot synthétiques sur notre santé ?
- October 25, 2017
Q: My 5-year-old son will only eat mac and cheese for dinner, pretty much 7 days a week. The convenience is huge and he loves it. However, a recent media report on toxic chemicals in mac and cheese concerns me. Should I stop feeding him this product?
- June 08, 2017
Q: I normally use Round-up to remove weeds around my property. But now this weed killer is being called a carcinogen. Should I stop using it altogether? Is my health seriously in danger from the amount I have already used?
- April 06, 2017
Q: My teenage son started vaping against our wishes, but claims it’s much better than cigarettes. What do toxicologists think about the safety of vaping?
- February 13, 2017
Q: My handyman husband is catching up on house repairs this winter and chemical-type odors from caulks and glues, etc. are bothering me. Is it in my head?
- March 24, 2016
Senator Blumenthal Calls for Approval of Budget Request to Study Health Consequences of Crumb Rubber Turf Fields – Press Conference Held at the Yale School of Public Health
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut held a press conference on Wednesday at the Yale School of Public Health calling for full funding of President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget request for $1 million to help determine whether exposure to crumb rubber surfaces made from scrap tires poses a health risk.
- April 02, 2015
Q: I am interested in buying a house on a beautiful rural street. The home’s water supply is its own private well. The home inspector suggests I test the water for radon and bacteria. Is this all that should be tested for? We plan on starting a family and want to make sure the well water is pure and safe for children.
- February 17, 2015
Q: My child has chronic bronchitis and we have a humidifier in his room to keep his airways moist. However, I am worried about bacteria growing in the water as it sits there for days. Should I be?