Dedham mother and cancer survivor Erin Boles presented her case to Senator Scott Brown last week, urging him to back a bill now on the senate floor. 

The bill would require the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate the chemicals that are of the highest health risk, reduce the risk of exposure to toxins of the highest concern, provide public access to chemical information in products, and promote safer alternatives. Massachusetts breast cancer rates are currently ten percent higher than the national average. Read more about the story.