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Hershman Donating Member (37 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-01-05 06:55 PM
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2. without studies its tough to say
although I can't imagine it'd be helpful for all this stuff to be in our system. But it could be a cause. The trouble would be to delineate the factor of say teflon vs. perchlorates vs. MTBE, etc.
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  -I believe that the synthetic organic compounds like Teflon, Silicones, KlatooBNikto  Mar-01-05 06:46 PM   #0 
  - Well, we do have a pResident that nothing will  4MoronicYears   Mar-01-05 06:53 PM   #1 
  - without studies its tough to say  Hershman   Mar-01-05 06:55 PM   #2 
  - oh there are studies... Corning, Dow have all done the studies. But we're  radwriter0555   Mar-01-05 07:02 PM   #6 
  - I am not an expert but I believe that too.  calico1   Mar-01-05 06:55 PM   #3 
  - I think the culprits are very stable compounds like Teflon that do not  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 07:04 PM   #7 
  - PhD input, link, excellent explanation.....  4MoronicYears   Mar-01-05 07:28 PM   #16 
  - Wait  Johonny   Mar-01-05 07:24 PM   #15 
     - You are mistaking silicone which is an organic molecule with silicon  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 07:36 PM   #20 
        - No  Johonny   Mar-01-05 08:01 PM   #28 
           - Silicones contain repeat units of Si--O--Si as the backbone with  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 08:15 PM   #32 
  - The top scientists I know, and I know a couple say that silicone continues  radwriter0555   Mar-01-05 07:00 PM   #4 
  - hard to say  Dookus   Mar-01-05 07:01 PM   #5 
  - Is there even research that has determined how much of these chemicals are  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 07:06 PM   #8 
  - I don't know....  Dookus   Mar-01-05 07:09 PM   #10 
  - To me our approach to these chemicals should be the same as our  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 07:45 PM   #25 
  - those studies are few  KT2000   Mar-01-05 07:48 PM   #26 
  - Male sperm counts gave dropped in half since 1947---does that fit?  FogerRox   Mar-03-05 05:52 PM   #36 
  - I am sure this is the case  wideopen   Mar-01-05 07:06 PM   #9 
  - Yes I'm a caregiver for my wife  bonito   Mar-01-05 07:11 PM   #11 
  - In case you don't go back and check posts as they appear... link.  4MoronicYears   Mar-01-05 07:29 PM   #17 
  - Thanks I think  bonito   Mar-01-05 08:06 PM   #29 
     - You are welcome... and I recommend you read here,  4MoronicYears   Mar-01-05 08:14 PM   #31 
  - bonito, you might want to do some research on  calico1   Mar-01-05 08:25 PM   #34 
  - Home | Discussion Forums | Articles | Demopedia (BETA) | Campaigns  B. P. R. D.   Mar-01-05 07:20 PM   #12 
  - No scientic smarts here, but I agree and would like to  Imalittleteapot   Mar-01-05 07:20 PM   #13 
  - Silicone  Johonny   Mar-01-05 07:21 PM   #14 
  - Sandra Cabot M.D. on supporting liver function in  4MoronicYears   Mar-01-05 07:32 PM   #18 
  - Wrong.Silicone is very different from silicon, the element found in nature  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 07:39 PM   #23 
  - hmm  Johonny   Mar-01-05 08:09 PM   #30 
     - I suggest you read up on your organic chemistry then. What does  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 08:29 PM   #35 
  - Silicone is not natural at all.It is a synthesized organic molecule.  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 08:17 PM   #33 
  - I know nothing about that. Educate me!  applegrove   Mar-01-05 07:33 PM   #19 
  - I can't. I am not even qualified. That is why I am asking people at  KlatooBNikto   Mar-01-05 07:40 PM   #24 
  - There ARE studies  KT2000   Mar-01-05 07:38 PM   #21 
  - What a sweet partner you are to your beloved wife...  DARE to HOPE   Mar-01-05 07:39 PM   #22 
  - Some more GOOD sites  KT2000   Mar-01-05 08:00 PM   #27 
 

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