Glyphosate linked to shorter pregnancies in Indiana women

Women with higher levels of the herbicide are more likely to have shorter pregnancies, according to a study of pregnant mothers living in Indiana's Corn Belt. The consequences for their babies can be lifelong.

Women with high levels of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer—were more likely to have a shorter pregnancy, according to a new study.

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