We're generally heavier than we used to be across society, we get more kinds of allergies and other health issues, and nobody seems to be making much money.
Pediatrician/professor/researcher Leonardo Trasande points the finger in his book Sicker, Fatter, Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future . . . and What We Can Do About It. The author asserts that endocrine-disrupting chemicals in common household products are causing a whole range of serious health problems, especially in children.
He brings in elements of his research for discussion.