Growth in girls exposed in utero and postnatally to polybrominated biphenyls and polychlorinated biphenyls.

@article{Blanck2002GrowthIG,
  title={Growth in girls exposed in utero and postnatally to polybrominated biphenyls and polychlorinated biphenyls.},
  author={Heidi Michels Blanck and Michele Marcus and Carol H. Rubin and Paige E. Tolbert and Vicki Stover Hertzberg and A. W. K. Henderson and Rebecca Hindman Jiangfeng Zhang},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={205-10}
}
BACKGROUND Accidental contamination with polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) of the Michigan food supply in 1973 led to the exposure of more than 4000 individuals and to formation of the PBB cohort registry (1976-1979). At enrollment, measurements were taken of serum PBB and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), possible endocrine disrupting chemicals. METHODS We examined the association of estimated PBB and PCB exposure during pregnancy with current height and weight in 308 daughters, 5-24 years of… CONTINUE READING

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