Four times breast cancer risk linked to prenatal DDT exposure

Barking up the wrong branch of the family tree For years scientists studied women who were exposed to DDT as adults. An analysis of existing research found “no significant association” between exposure and breast cancer risk. But a new study from the Public Health Institute tells us scientists may have been looking at the wrong women. They should have been looking at those women’s daughters. New findings indicate that women who were exposed to higher levels of DDT while in…

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