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4:04 AM | November 21, 2012
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Creative Commons imageToday's post is a follow-up to the previous post on the pervasiveness of environmental contaminants and pollutants and the potential link to obesity, particularly in utero. As I left off, much research remains to be conducted to definitively link specific industrial chemicals (known endocrine disruptors), which are highly prevalent in our society, to obesity.The precautionary principal is used to protect public health and has various interpretations. In general, […]

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