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Contact: Aaron Lohr, Director, Media Relations, Endocrine Society, Phone: 202.971.3654, Email: alohr@endocrine.org

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery, Associate Director, Media Relations, Endocrine Society, Phone: 202.971.3655, Email: jgingery@endocrine.org    

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Although hormone-disrupting chemicals are recognised as a global public health threat by the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Commission's public consultation on the matter, which closes today (16 January), is only meant to delay action and regulation, argues Génon K. Jensen.

Contact: Aaron Lohr                                                   Contact: Valerie Denney

As governments, industry and public interest groups from across the globe prepare to meet next week to discuss endocrine disrupting chemicals and other international chemical safety issues, the Endocrine Society and IPEN released a new guide documenting the threat endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) pose to human health.

Press Release: New Resource on Health Threats Posed by Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals Released on Eve of International Chemical Safety Meeting (English / Español

A Guide for Public Interest Organizations and Policy-Makers

by Andrea C. Gore, PhD, David Crews, PhD, Loretta L. Doan, PhD, Michele La Merrill, PhD, MPH, Heather Patisaul, PhD, and Ami Zota, ScD, MS

 

IPEN Participating Organization Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) launched figures today showing that exposure to endocrine disruptors may be responsible for up to €31 billion per year in health costs in the European Union.

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