PCBs and Pregnancy   Leave a comment

An eye-opening study shows how prevalent and insidious PCBs are in our lives.

A study from the University of California, testing pregnant women for toxins, found 43 chemicals, including PCBs and pesticides in almost every pregnant woman who had participated in the study.

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) “have been linked to problems with brain development in childhood and potential fertility concerns.”

“We should be concerned about the number of chemicals pregnant women have in their bodies and we should we taking steps to find out what the implications are for exposure to multiple chemicals,” said lead author Tracey Woodruff.

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Posted February 1, 2011 by lymphomactivist in Uncategorized

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