Chemicals Pose Health ‘Crisis,’ Conference Told

April 20th, 2007

by Don Hopey

“‘There’s a disconnect between what we as scientists know and what the people know,’ Dr. Steingraber said. ‘There are no pamphlets in the doctor’s office that discuss the link between carcinogenic chemical exposure and health. It’s just not part of the doctor-patient relationship because many physicians are not trained in environmental health.'” The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covers Steingraber’s keynote address at the “Women’s Health & the Environment” conference, sponsored by the Heinz Endowments and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Read the article