Leonardo Trasande

Vandenberg, Trasande, Sargis: Understanding endocrine disruptors

New video resources from endocrinologists will make it easier for medical professionals and patients to join ongoing conversations about this important class of chemicals

We all want to live longer, healthier lives. We wish this, not only for ourselves, but for our children and grandchildren, too.

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Invisible pollutants and the tipping point for endocrine disruption
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Invisible pollutants and the tipping point for endocrine disruption

This is the story of how our physical environments in every community are currently under siege from endocrine-disrupting chemicals in our midst.

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Stand firm on hormone disruptors.

Stand firm on hormone disruptors

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