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Hairspray exposure during pregnancy linked to penis birth defect

Posted Nov 21 2008 1:02pm - Maternal on-the-job exposure to hair sprays, some of which contain chemicals known as phthalates, has been linked to hypospadias in newborn boys, according to a study accepted for publication today by the peer-reviewed journal, Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP). Hypospadias is a birth defect of the male urethra that results in an abnormally placed [...]
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