Toxic Bodies: Hormone Disruptors and the Legacy of DES

Abstract

Nancy Langston examines the history of synthetic chemicals that disrupt hormones in our bodies and the ecosystem, and the struggles government agencies have faced in regulating them. She uses the powerful case study of the synthetic estrogen diethylstilbestrol (DES) as an example of what can go wrong if precautionary measures are not followed in protecting… (More)

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@inproceedings{Newbold2010ToxicBH, title={Toxic Bodies: Hormone Disruptors and the Legacy of DES}, author={Retha R. Newbold}, year={2010} }