IV Bags Found to Contain Phthalates

According to an article published on io9.com, IV bags --used to deliver medicine directly into the veins of many hospital patients-- have been found to contain phthalates which can cause diabetes. Robert Gonzalez writes that pthalates have been linked to heightened blood glucose levels, a cause of diabetes. While industry officials are refuting the claims, and dismissing the study as flawed, the scientists who worked on the study are confident in the accuracy of their findings. Gonzalez quotes an Environmental Health News reporter, saying that:

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