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Fat, unhealthy Americans threaten Trump’s defense surge
Tuesday February 20th 2018, 2:39 pm

Rising obesity numbers, drug use, criminal backgrounds and other problems mean most people at prime military recruiting age are ineligible to serve.

This might seem to be an odd story to include in a stream about environmental health, until you consider the science that has emerged over the last two decades about how chemical exposures can contribute to

obesity

,

diabetes

and

neurological developmental disorders

like ADHD, autism, impaired cognitive function, lower IQ, etc. Getting control of these exposures becomes a national security imperative.

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