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Men Exposed To This Herbicide Chemical May Be Less Likely To Have Sons

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Men exposed to dioxin, a chemical once common in herbicides, may be less likely to father boys than peers who didn’t come in contact with this toxin, a recent study suggests.Researchers studied men and women who were employed between 1969 and 1984 at a plant in New Zealand making what’s known as phenoxy herbicides, chemicals sprayed on plants to prevent uncontrolled growth.
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