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#Mixtures matter! Check out our new study in @ScienceMagazine where we show the impact of real-life chemical exposure during pregnancy on language development, integrating epidemiology and experimental neurobiology (1/14)…
on the same issue, do not miss also the insightful perspective by @liew_zeyan and Pengfei Guo (2/10)… (2/14)
and here an animated summary of the story () by @secret_molecule (3/14)
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#Plastics' impact on the environment is well known, but what about their impact on human #Health?

Today, the #PlasticHealthSummit2021 explores the health impacts of plastics and policy opportunities for systemic solutions to #BreakFreeFromPlastic!

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“The toxic threat of plastics is not only a human health issue, it's a #HumanRights issue.” — @mariawesterbos, @plasticsoupfoun's Director.

We couldn't agree more! #Plastics impact human rights at each stage of their life cycle.
The first session of the #PlasticHealthSummit draws the spotlight on the interconnection between environmental & human health.
Scientists are sharing their latest findings on plastics & blood, fetal development, & hormone-related disorders related to plastic.
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[Thread] Fantastic series of articles on #bisphenolA.
A year-long investigation by @EnvirHealthNews reports that the @US_FDA is willfully ignoring independent evidence demonstrating adverse effects of #BPA at current exposure levels.
#ExposedBPA #EDCs…
The first article focuses on the current stalemate between academic and @US_FDA scientists.
Rather than embrace cutting-edge research, the @US_FDA continues to rely on decades old science to determine risk.
#scicomm #EDCs #health…
Academic & @US_FDA scientists collaborated on an assessment of #BPA. Despite poor mgmt of the program by FDA (dosing control animals, insensitive model, improper comparison to historical control data, etc, academic partner labs consistently found effects below the "safe" level.
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