How Greener Medical Products Can Address Health Concerns


From Kathy Gerwig, GreenBiz

When patients are admitted to a hospital, they expect to be treated in an environment that helps people heal. They might be surprised to learn that hospitals across the U.S. use products and materials that contain industrial chemicals that can potentially do more harm than good.

There is growing evidence that exposure to some industrial chemicals commonly found in medical products can contribute to cancer, asthma, reproductive disorders and other health conditions…

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