Revealed: The hormone-disrupting chemicals in your plastic bottle that cause autism and cancer - and cost US $340 BILLION a year in healthcare



Exposure to tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals is responsible for at least $340 billion in health-related costs each year in the United States, according to a report published Tuesday.
So-called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are found in thousands of everyday products, ranging from plastic and metal food containers, to detergents, flame retardants, toys and cosmetics.
Neurological damage and behavioral problems, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism and loss of IQ, accounted for at least four-fifths of these impacts, researchers said in The Lancet... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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