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On the heels of our cover story on breast cancer (May/June 1994), which exposed the strong links between environmental pollutants and the epidemic disease, comes “Assault on the Male,” to air on the Discovery Channel in September. “Assault” investigates low sperm count and genital deformities in the male reproductive tracts of several species, including humans. Researchers suggest that the proliferation of man-made chemicals such as DDT and common household detergents are the cause. So can we please ban organochlorines now, guys?


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