Study: Chemicals in common products linked to uterine fibroid tumors – UPI.com

Tumors can lead to uncontrolled bleeding, anemia, miscarriages and infertility among women. Environmental phthalates can be found in shower curtains, car upholstery, lunchboxes, shoes, food and other common items.

“These toxic pollutants are everywhere, including food packaging, hair and makeup products, and more, and their usage is not banned,” corresponding study author Serdar Bulun, chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, said in a statement.

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