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Posted Fri Oct 3 2008: from USA Today:
Exposure to chemical may affect the genitals of baby boys.
Baby boys are more likely to have changes in their genitals such as undescended testicles and smaller penises if their mothers were exposed to high levels of a controversial chemical during pregnancy, a new study shows. Virtually everyone has been exposed to the chemicals, called phthalates, which are used in countless plastic products and are found in everything from drinking water to breast milk to household dust, according to the study, published in the current issue of Environmental Research.
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