Woodruff says prevention can mean the difference between responding to a change in hormone levels and coping with a birth defect.
"At what point is there enough information to take action?" Steingraber asks. "Chemicals are turning up in the urine of some of these girls, and while more research needs to be done, we can't even do more research until the industry gives us more data. The time of saying, 'Hmmm, that's interesting,' is over. It's time to take action." *