Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) are ubiquitous in the environment being used in the manufacturing of pesticides, industrial chemicals, plastics, cash register receipts, hand sanitizers, medical equipment, dental sealants, personal care products, sunscreens, cosmetics, and other common consumer house hold products such as carpets, vinyl flooring, flame retardant clothes, furniture, and electronics, canned foods, and even […]

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How the Environment May Affect Fertility

Environmental Effects on Your Fertility

The causes of infertility and our ability to both treat and to overcome them have change over the past two decades.  Optimization of medications afforded and laboratory equipment, experience and protocols now within our grasp calls us to examine factors that may affect fertility thought previously to be, perhaps, not so relevant. In fact, both […]

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BPA and Miscarriage

BPA and Miscarriage

A recent study presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine being held this week in Boston examined a possible link between BPA and miscarriage. BPA (bisphenol-A) is a chemical found in many plastics and canned food linings. Women found to have high levels of BPA in their urine were 10 times more likely to suffer […]

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