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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with Dr. Leonardo Trasande about his new book Sicker, Fatter, Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future … and What We Can Do About It.

Your Call: Toxic chemicals lurking in your home

Apr 6, 2016


On the April 6th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week long series on toxic chemicals by looking at what’s lurking in our homes. 

On the April 4th edition of Your Call, we’re kicking off our week long series examining the toxic chemicals in our everyday lives. 

Your Call: Toxic chemicals in cosmetics

Mar 6, 2016

On the March 7th edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with filmmakers Erica Jordan and Dianne Griffin, as well as Janet Nudelman from the Breast Cancer Fund. They join us for a conversation on Erica and Dianne's new documentary Painted Nails ​and the cosmetic industry. 


  Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys,

Will Durst here with a few choice words about plastic bread. I'm against it. And formaldehyde rinsed coffee beans? Not a fan. Flame retardants in my cupcakes? That's a big ol' negativo.

Arlene Blum and I are standing in an upscale furniture store in Berkeley. The showroom is full of brightly colored chairs and couches in purple, grey, and blue and upholstered with whimsical patterns and elegant modern lines.