Air & Water Exposures

January 5th, 2015, in Toxins in Our Water

Small amounts of hormones from medications like hormone-replacement therapy and oral contraceptives can make their way from people's bodies into municipal wastewater systems. Similarly, hormone-disrupting compounds from personal care products also go down household drains. These chemicals are not fully removed during water treatment processes, and end up in household tap water and water used to irrigate lawns and gardens.

Read the full article from the Breast Cancer Fund.