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Study finds that lead exposure affects fertility

New research that examined the impact of exposure to lead, both in the air and in topsoil, on fertility in the United States has found that exposure matters for both women and men. It is the first study to find … Continue reading

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Are chemicals in cleaning products reducing fertility?

Yes—at least in mice. A new study finds that two active ingredients commonly found in household detergents caused reproductive decline in mice. Environmental chemicals are increasingly being linked to many health problems, including infertility. Earlier this year, bisphenol A (BPA), … Continue reading

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Warning: toxic chemicals

Two of the nation’s most important reproductive health organizations say the federal government isn’t doing enough to keep people safe from chemicals in the environment. A joint statement from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American … Continue reading

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