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What abnormalities are occurring in our environment?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

There are a number of abnormalities occurring in our environment. In river basins around the country, the United States Geological Survey has found fish with both female and male sex organs. Intersex frogs are also popping up all over. And experts have found evidence of chemicals called endocrine disruptors, such as atrazine (an herbicide) and bisphenol-A (BPA) in the country's water supplies.

Breast cancer rates are increasing, girls are entering puberty earlier, sperm counts and testosterone levels are falling drastically, and certain genital abnormalities are on the rise.

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