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Western world Indeed, according to the Independent there is a crisis regarding fertility rates. But rather interestingly the same trend has not been observed in other parts of the world such as South America, Africa, Asia, though admittedly fewer studies have been carried out in those areas. Also, it is indeed true that one of the suspected factors, along ...


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Are chemicals in plastic causing a fertility crisis? I will be more assertive: SOME chemicals in plastics, or plastic coating, have proven effects on hormones and fertility. For example bisphenol A, (that you could find a few years ago on baby bottles, and metal cans) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bisphenol_A#Health_effects However, draw a solid, ...


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There are two quite typical problems with the claim: It's impossible to strictly prove a negative (as in "X has no impact on health"). It's only ever possible to evaluate a specific chemical compound, not "plastic" in general, and only in specific conditions. Correlation does not prove causation in simple statistical studies (you need a ...


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According to the Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine: As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&...


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