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Plastics and Your Health (Webinar)

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A troubling study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in March found that the presence of microplastics particles in heart tissue caused a measurable increase in people’s risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death. With each new study published, plastics’ negative impacts on human health are becoming clearer and more widespread.

What does this mean for you and your loved ones? Please join us and Dr. Phil Landrigan via Zoom this Thursday, May 2 from 7-8PM ET to discuss plastics’ impacts on our health and how we can decrease our exposure. Register now. >>

Plastics take a heavy toll on both human and environmental health. We know that there are micro-and nanoplastics in our air, water, and soil, as well as at every level of the food chain.

We also know that these tiny bits of plastic are present inside all of us. Researchers have found micro- and nano-plastics in the human intestine, placenta, liver, spleen, lungs, and lymph node tissues, as well as in blood and breast milk.

Many of the toxic chemicals added to plastics including PFAS, phthalates, and bisphenols are also present in the bodies of nearly all Americans.

We are excited to welcome Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, a world-renowned pediatrician, public health physician, and epidemiologist back to the Beyond Plastics virtual stage for this free educational webinar on May 2. Dr. Landrigan is at the forefront of exploring what our ever-increasing exposure to plastics means for our health and longevity as well as how we can reduce our exposure.

Please click here to register now and plan to join us at 7 PM ET this Thursday, May 2 to explore these critical and emergent questions.