Toxic Bodies Hormone Disruptors and the Legacy of DES
ISBN: PB: 9780300171372, Yale University Press, March 2011
256 pp., 22.6x14.7 cm, 11 black&white illus.
In 1941 the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of diethylstilbestrol (DES), the first synthetic chemical to be marketed as an estrogen and one of the first to be identified as a hormone disruptor – a chemical that mimics hormones. Although...