By Samuel S. Epstein M.D.
with Randall Fitzgerald
How cosmetics and personal care products endanger your health... and what you can do about it.
Cosmetics have carcinogens.
What the Cosmetics Industry and the Government don't Want You to Know about cosmetics
Dr. Samuel S. Epstein is professor emeritus of environmental medicine at the University of Illinois
at Chicago School of Public Health, and Chairman of the international Cancer Prevention Coalition.
He is the author of 270 scientific publications, and author or coauthor of 12 books. These include the prize winning
1978 The Politics of Cancer, the 1995 The Safe Shopper's Bible , and the
2005 Cancer Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War. He is recipient of multiple awards, including the 1998 Right
Livelihood Award for incomparable contributions to cancer prevention, and for leadership
role in warning of the dangers of rBGH milk, the 2000 Project Censored Award, and the 2005 Albert
Schweitzer Golden Grand Medal for Humanitarianism, and International Contributions to Cancer Prevention.