Endocrine Disrupters in Your Backyard?

acshlogo“The Newest ‘Endocrine-Disruptor’ Can Be Found in Your Backyard, Claims a NY Times Op-ed,” by American Council on Science and Health.fence_lawn_shadow_yard_150
It’s starting to feel a little bit like summer on the East coast now, which means people are clean up their yards and gardens. And that means using “chemicals”, which according to an op-ed by physician Diane Lewismay in the NY Times, can end up in drinking water. Is that true? And if so, are these chemicals (generally pesticides and weed-killing herbicides) actually associated with an increased risk of cancer and “hormonal disruption?” Read more.

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