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Widespread Obesity: Are Certain Chemicals Also a Big Contributor?

April 29, 2013

In part 1 of this interview, Dr. Susan Katz, a retired pediatrician, biochemist, and present Chair of Oregon PSR's Environmental Health Work Group talks about some of the new research on "obesogens", the specific class of chemicals that appear to promote weight gain in humans and possibly other mammals.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rebecca-gerendasy/widespread-obesity-are-ce_b_3178889.html

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