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Evidence to Practice
November 2016

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Author Affiliations
  • 1Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin
JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1705-1706. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5766

The Endocrine Society’s Second Scientific Statement on environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals,1 “EDC-2,” was written by a group of basic scientists, clinical investigators, and environmental health experts brought together by the Endocrine Society. This group was convened to review the recent evidence from basic, translational, and human health studies to determine whether endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are a significant public health concern.

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