Books of interest:
There is plenty of information online from reputable sites that discuss this link between illnesses and ingredients/chemicals in our products & our environment.
The big picture is overwhelming, but we can make changes.
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Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson
Body Toxic, by Nena Baker
Toxic Bodies, Hormone Disruptors and the Legacy of DES, by Nancy Langston
Chasing Molecules, by Elizabeth Grossman
Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer's Twenty-Year Battle against DuPont, by Robert Bilott
Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, by Rick Smith