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Chemicals in Beauty Products May Affect Women's Hormones

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Chemicals that are commonly used as ingredients in cosmetic and personal care products may lead to changes in reproductive hormones in women, according to a new study published in the journal Environment International .
For the study, researchers at George Mason University in Virginia collected 509 urine samples from 143 women aged 18 to 44 years. All participants were free of known chronic health conditions and birth control so they could be measured for environmental chemicals that are commonly found in personal care products, including parabens, which are antimicrobial preservatives...
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