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Reviews

In the spirit of Silent Spring, Dr. Trasande beautifully couples science and action, laying out resounding evidence of hormone disruption and charging all of us to do better — for our children and our children’s children.
— MONA HANNA-ATTISHA, M.D., M.P.H., author of What the Eyes Don’t See

Dr. Leonardo Trasande is the new Oliver Sacks. If you want to under­stand how chemicals are hacking hormones and fueling epidemics like au­tism and ADHD, then you have found an explainer extraordinaire with a wonderful bedside manner.
— PETE MYERS, co-author of Our Stolen Future

A lively, readable guide to the risks and costs of our social addiction to endocrine-disrupting compounds. It’s an important but often bewildering area of science that only someone with Dr. Trasande’s deep knowledge and true passion for the subject could have untangled.”
— DAN FAGIN, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Toms River

An incredible tool for business leaders and wellness warriors alike. Dr.Trasande weaves together the latest knowledge, empowering you to incor­porate small changes that will make a huge difference in your health. His prescription for business is also timely: offering products with safer ingredi­ents and materials is good for the bottom line too.”
— CHRISTOPHER GAVIGAN, author of Healthy Child Healthy World, and co-founder of The Honest Company

Escalating obesity, diabetes, learning disorders, autism, infertility, and food allergies are often presented as a medical mystery, but scientific evidence shows that many of them may result from endocrine-disrupting chemicals in our food, our homes, and our personal care products. In this urgent book, Dr. Trasande explains the science behind these disturbing trends, who is re­sponsible, and what we can do about it.
— NAOMI ORESKES, co-author of Merchants of Doubt

It is an exceptionally well-researched book, that provides both breadth and depth for the reader. The citation list is an amazing collection of research that should be read by students, regulators and decision makers.
— LAURA VANDENBERG, associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Trasande’s work is filling an important gap in the public understanding of EDCs. While many healthcare providers and consumers are aware science has raised concerns about how endocrine disrupting chemicals impact our health, one challenge has been helping consumers determine how to act on this information. Dr. Trasande is offering concrete advice to help people reduce exposure in their daily lives.
— ANGEL NADAL, professor of physiology at Miguel Hernandez University in Spain

Pediatricians help families focus on what is important to their children’s health; Leo Trasande is that fine doctor who knows environmental threats and shows us how to help keep children from becoming Sicker, Fatter, Poorer.
— RICHARD JACKSON, Professor emeritus, Fielding School of Public Health UCLA

Are chemicals problematic to children? Dr. Leonardo Trasande is arguably the most qualified person on the planet to help you with this topic.
— MAMAVATION

I thought this was an incredibly fascinating story.
— ANNE-MARIE GREEN, CBS News

It is an important look examining something we haven’t thought about previously.
— WRKF Radio’s “Talk Louisiana”