Endocrine disrupting misinformation

“Endocrine Disrupters: Should We Fear Mother Nature?” by Angela Logomasini.
A recent article published in the The New York Times touts a new report that claims to have finally proven that trace exposures to man-made chemicals can disrupt human endocrine systems and cause health problems. Their Report concludes: “Whether low doses of EDCs [endocrine-disrupting chemicals] influence certain human disorders is no longer conjecture, because epidemiological studies show that environmental exposures to EDCs are associated with human diseases and disabilities.” The article is little more than a review of the literature, selectively pulling out scientific studies that show statistical associations between health effects and certain man-made trace chemicals. But associations do not prove cause-and -effect. Read the full story on OpenMarket.org.

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