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Common Chemicals Linked to Lower Fertility, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Study  
11/15/2012 6:45:30 AM

It makes sense that what we’re exposed to can affect our health, including our fertility. And the latest research shows exactly how much.

Reporting in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers say that pollutants such as perchlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), industrial compounds and pesticides that are no longer manufactured but remain in older products can still decrease couples’ ability to have children by up to 29%.