• Deaths linked to ‘hormone disruptor' chemical costs billions in lost US productivity

    5 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Daily exposure chemicals called phthalates, used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans each year, a new study shows. The resulting annual economic burden is between $40 billion and $47 billion, a value more than quadruple that of previous estimates.
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