Preterm Risk: Phthalates May Play Role

Preterm Risk: Phthalates May Play Role

 A Boston-based study published on Nov. 18 in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that phthalate exposure may play a role in preterm birth risk.  The research has put commonly used household items in the spotlight. Phthalate (THAL-ate) is a chemical found in everyday plastics as it is used to soften PVC.  From nail polish and vinyl,  to toys […]

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