Sicker, Fatter, Poorer

Sicker, Fatter, Poorer

The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future . . . and What We Can Do About It

Leonardo Trasande


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A leading voice in public health policy and top environmental medicine scientist reveals the alarming truth about how hormone-disrupting chemicals are affecting our daily lives—and what we can do to protect ourselves and fight back. 


Leonardo Trasande:
Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP is a tenured associate professor in pediatrics, environmental medicine, and population health at the NYU School of Medicine, in health policy at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, and at the NYU College of Global Public Health. Dr. Trasande's research focuses on identifying the role of environmental exposures in childhood obesity and cardiovascular risks, and documenting the economic costs for policy makers of failing to proactively prevent diseases of environmental origin in children.