Category: Biological

Talcum powder has been used for decades as a lubricant, in cosmetics and for personal hygiene, and for diapering babies. But studies going back years have suggested a link between talc and ovarian cancer. Now women with this cancer are suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company kept quiet about the product’s putative dangers. Myron Levin of the public health focused news-site, discusses the lawsuits and the possible risks of talc with host Steve Curwood.

Source: Living on Earth: Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Posted: May 26, 2015 in Biological