Early Puberty Mystery Linked to Family Exposure to Household Chemicals

A long-running study on mothers and children published in “Human Reproduction” determined that the onset of female puberty is associated with exposure to chemicals like phthalates, parabens, and the antibacterial agent triclosan. These products are widely used in personal care products.

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