Can persistent organic pollutants and plastic‐associated chemicals cause cardiovascular disease?

@article{Lind2012CanPO,
  title={Can persistent organic pollutants and plastic‐associated chemicals cause cardiovascular disease?},
  author={Lars Lind and P Monica Lind},
  journal={Journal of Internal Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={271}
}
Abstract.  Lind L, Lind PM (Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden). Can persistent organic pollutants and plastic‐associated chemicals cause cardiovascular disease? (Review). J Intern Med 2012; 271: 537–553. 

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