Friday, April 17, 2009


Now this should get some peoples' attention.

Child Obesity Is Linked to Chemicals in Plastics

The lede:

Exposure to chemicals used in plastics may be linked with childhood obesity, according to results from a long-term health study on girls who live in East Harlem and surrounding communities that were presented to community leaders on Thursday by researchers at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Story is by the City Room writer with the coolest middle name ever, Jennifer 8. Lee.

1 comment:

Gruppie Girl said...

I knew there had to be a good reason! ;)