Phthalates are found in many household products, including cosmetics and food packaging. Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty
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The group of chemicals called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, may contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to 107,000 older adults in the US each year, according to a new study.