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Endocrine Disrupters Research Paper

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Endocrine disrupters are chemicals that interfere with the endocrine system. Endocrine disrupters mess with the production, transmission and digestion of hormones. These chemicals can be found in many everyday items such as, plastic, pesticides, fire repellents, air fresheners and dryer sheets. They seem to disrupt some development of the brain. Studies have shown that children exposed to higher levels of the endocrine disrupters tend to have lower IQ’s. It seems to effects males more than females, causing them to be very active. Endocrine disrupters have been linked to diseases such as autism and
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