A broad look at research on endocrine disruptors and human health consequences suggests regulations need to catch up to the evidence.
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Researchers used silicone dog tags as passive environmental samplers to collect information about everyday chemical exposures.
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Exposure to toxic chemicals, especially flame retardants and pesticides resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in the US between 2001 and 2016, research finds.
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Prairie voles are normally highly social, preferring to spend time with pals, especially their partners. But exposure to flame retardants changes all that.
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Children who live in homes with all vinyl floors or flame-retardant sofas have much higher levels of dangerous chemicals in their blood or urine.
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A new nontoxic flame retardant made from natural clay and cellulose offers better fire protection for furniture, textiles, and insulation.
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