Catherine Zandonella

By Catherine Zandonella, M.P.H. My mother-in-law notes that my two precious darling children are, at times, a bit unruly. I fully accept that the cause of their boisterousness is my parenting style. Nevertheless, I am intrigued by a recent scientific study suggesting that chemicals in our environment can influence the brain development and behavior of…

Human Journey

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By Catherine Zandonella, M.P.H. This September the FDA stated that bisphenol A (BPA)—used in plastic baby bottles, toys, dental sealants and food packaging—was safe. Now a draft report published October 31 by an FDA science board subcommittee has declared that the FDA’s assessment created "a false sense of security" since it overlooked "a wide range…

Human Journey

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