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PositionUPDATES - Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may cause obesity - Brief article

See "Fat City," September/October 2005, p. 10

New studies suggest that exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may be fueling rising global obesity. The chemicals, which have been shown to produce more and larger fat cells in mice, are found in everything from pesticides to paints. Scientists report that use of bisphenol A, an estrogen-like chemical found in...

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