Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that mess with the body's normal functioning.
They can contribute to lowered IQs, raised infertility rates, obesity, and low birth weights, among other things.
Leo Trasande, a pediatrician who studies the effects of these chemicals on people, warns of their effects in his new book, "Sicker, Fatter, Poorer."
Trasande says that with a few simple hacks, we can make our lives a little safer by avoiding these chemicals when possible.
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