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Considering BPA: State of the Art or Willful Ignorance?

While it is technically correct that the FDA did not ban bisphenol A (BPA), the Wall Street Journal misled readers when it ignored the clear FDA statements that we need to reduce BPA exposure of our most vulnerable citizens. This is a prototype example of the spin-versus-spin arguments that characterize most of the environmental chemical debate. These arguments are not about truth. They are about control of public perception. It is time for willful efforts to skip the spin, outline the challenges, and answer the questions that affect the safety of our children and grandchildren.

SFMS Member Among SF Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business

Toni Brayer, MD, member and past president of SFMS, has been named one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business.” The honorable distinction is given to woman executives who are shaping Bay Area companies and communities.