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Media Type: News / Op - Ed
Date of Publication: March 5, 2015
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Author(s): Elizabeth Grossman
Newspaper: National Geogrpahic
“Researchers conclude they are 99 percent certain that hormone-altering chemicals are linked to attention problems, diabetes, other health problems.”
Elizabeth Grossman reports on a recent study by Leonardo Trasande et al. aiming to assess the economic burden placed on the European Union of disease costs of exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Their conservation results place the burden in the range of hundreds of billions per year.
Below is an infographic of how these costs break down by health effect, and by type of chemical:
Read Elizabeth Grossman’s full piece through the link above and access the original study here.