Did you know that the American Cancer Society estimated that there were going to be 1.9 million new cancer cases diagnosed in the year 2021? There is growing evidence around less-publicized chemical exposures that have been linked to certain cancers such as breast cancer. So what are these chemical exposures that we encounter every day, and what can we do to reduce our exposure? Listen to this powerful conversation with Dr. Aly Cohen, author of Non-Toxic: Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World, as she provides key take-home tips that can help improve your health.
Dr. Aly Cohen is a board-certified Rheumatologist and Integrative Medicine Specialist, as well as an environmental health expert in Princeton, New Jersey. She has collaborated with the Environmental Working Group, Cancer Schmancer, and other disease-prevention organizations, and is co-editor of the textbook, Integrative Environmental Medicine, part of the Oxford University Press Weil Integrative Medicine Library. She is the co-author of Non-Toxic: Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World. In 2015, she created TheSmartHuman.com to share environmental health, disease prevention, and wellness information with the public. Dr. Cohen is working to integrate environmental health information into high school curricula nationwide. Her TEDx talk on her mission can be found on YouTube.
Click the links below to learn more, read her book, watch her TEDx Talk, listen to her podcast, or connect.
Co-author:"Non-Toxic: Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World", Oxford University Press, 2020
Co-Editor/Contributor: "Integrative Environmental Medicine", Oxford University Press, 2017
TEDx Talk: How To Protect Your Kids from Toxic Chemicals
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