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View Resource Endocrine Disrupters: Questioning the Dangers of Synthetic Chemicals

This week's Topic In Depth focuses on the controversial subject of the effects of synthetic chemicals on hormonal systems and their potential impact on many aspects of human health. The first site (1) is a Why Files introduction to the endocrine system, the problem of endocrine disrupters, and what is being done to evaluate chemicals for endocrine disruption potential. Next is a Web site(2)...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0308
View Resource Hormone Foundation

The Hormone Foundation, the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society, "is dedicated to serving as a resource for the public by promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of hormone-related conditions." Visitors to this Web site will find a rich resource of information on menopause, pituitary imbalances, polycystic ovary syndrome, testosterone and men's health, breast cancer, and much...

http://www.hormone.org/
View Resource e.hormone: Your Gateway to the Environment and Hormones

e.hormone serves as a "a hub of scientific and media information about environmental signaling." Hosted by the Center for Biomedical Research at Tulane and Xavier Universities, e.hormone is an excellent resource for keeping up with environmental hormone news and research from estrogen-mimicking compounds to mercury contamination and more. e.hormone offers research summaries, links to related news...

http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/learning/learning.html
View Resource Our Stolen Future

Based on the book, _ Our Stolen Future_, this website (first mentioned in the March 8, 2002 NSDL Scout Report for Life Sciences) provides information and updates regarding endocrine disruption. The site is produced by zoologist John Peterson Myers, one of the book's authors. _ Our Stolen Future_, originally published in 1996, "examines the ways that certain synthetic chemicals interfere with...

http://www.ourstolenfuture.org/