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28 Oct

American Academy of Pediatrics Come Out Against Pesticides

As AAP states, epidemiologic evidence demonstrates associations between early life exposure to pesticides and pediatric cancers, decreased cognitive function, and behavioral problems. Children encounter pesticides daily and have unique susceptibilities to their potential toxicity. Acute poisoning risks are clear, and understanding of chronic health implications from both acute and chronic exposure are emerging...


Source: Pediatrics, November 26, 2012

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