Link between chemicals, genetics you’re your health

Published: 20 December 2006
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates

According to this article from The Oakland Tribune, a growing number of scientists have begun to question whether “a portion of our susceptibility to various ailments may be established by chemical exposures our mothers and even grandmothers experienced while pregnant.” The Tribune reports that susceptibility to asthma, cancers, infertility and other ailments may be influenced by trace amounts of synthetic industrial chemicals, called “endocrine disruptors,” which allegedly include bisphenol A (reportedly used to line food cans) and phthalates (reportedly used to soften nail polish, lotions, cosmetics and plastic).

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