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RES: The role of EDCs in the rise of chronic diseases

On 4 April, Réseau Environnement Santé (RES) and the French Mutuality (La Mutualité Française) organised an event in Paris focused on the environment, chemicals, obesity and diabetes.

In France, obesity and diabetes play an important role in the growth of health spending, which calls for a strengthening of the preventive approach to these diseases.

The event aimed to raise public awareness of the role of endocrine disruptors in the rise of chronic diseases.

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Originally posted on 10 May 2013

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