Gallery: Even Tiny Doses of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Like BPA Can C...


We’ve known for decades that exposure to certain hormone-disrupting chemicals are dangerous to humans and other creatures, and that they can cause cancer, infertility, obesity and other diseases. But some experts have remained on the fence as to whether very low doses of known endocrine disruptors, like Bisphenol A, which is used in hard plastics and tin can lining, are harmful. Last week, a team of 12 scientists led by Tufts University’s Laura Vandenberg published a report that concludes that even tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals can be harmful.

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