Archive for October, 2005

Are your children’s toys harmful to their health?

Published: 24 October 2005
Category: Phthalates

This article reports that bisphenol A and phthalates can allegedly harm your kids. Bisphenol A and phthalates are both found in plastic products and according to this article, it is possible that bisphenol A is found in many household products, but most people would never know it because packaging labeling often does not include these chemicals […]

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Does bisphenol A cause early maturation in young girls?

Published: 12 October 2005
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Reproductive/Hormonal Changes

This article speaks of physical maturation at an early age, the effects this can have on a child’s psyche, as well as possible reasons for early maturation. According to the article, “The challenge of adjusting to their new role as ‘women’ can be problematic for these girls who have the mindset of children. While […]

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Blurring issues of gender

Published: 10 October 2005
Category: Reproductive/Hormonal Changes, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 113, Number 10

This article speaks of the concern of prenatal and childhood exposure to EDCs, which may be responsible for “a variety of abnormalities in human sexuality, gender development and behaviors, reproductive capabilities, and sex ratios.”

Scientists are asking the following questions …

“Do EDC exposures impair fertility in men or women? Can they […]

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