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#1 of 3 Old 01-31-2010, 08:16 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Women exposed to high levels of flame retardants take substantially longer to get pregnant, indicating for the first time that the widespread chemicals may affect human fertility, according to a study published Tuesday.

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Very disturbing. Is this how we will wipe ourselves out? Who would have though our drapes or couch could be the means for the end of the human race.
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Were they including the ones used on infant sleeping clothes? I always avoided buying those.
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