Feature Interview (9:00) – Endocrinologist Dr. Paul Hruz talks about “Endocrine Disruptors,” chemicals in our environment that may be causing unwanted physical and health changes.
Also in this episode:
News (00:35) – How are the ingredients in personal care items affecting young boys and girls? (doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey337)
Are Essential Oils Endocrine Disruptors? (endocrinenews.endocrine.org/6839-2/)
Natural Resources Defense Council (www.nrdc.org/)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 42:00) – What endocrine disrupting chemical saved over 500 million lives but was banned in the United States in 1972 because it was falsely believed to cause “leukemia, liver disease, birth defects, premature births, and a whole range of chronic illnesses”?
Medicine You Need to Know (45:30) – Nine Ways to Avoid Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals (www.nrdc.org/stories/9-ways-avo…srupting-chemicals)
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