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Can Low Doses Of Chemicals Affect Your Health? A New Report Weighs The Evidence

By Rachel Shaffer, University of Washington Toxicology’s founding father, Paracelsus, is famous for proclaiming that “the dose makes the poison.” This phrase represents a pillar of traditional toxicology: Essentially, chemicals are harmful only at high enough doses. But increasing evidence suggests that even low levels of “endocrine disrupting chemicals” can interfere with hormonal signals in […]