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Pesticides and Kids' Health

(November 7, 2012)

Widely used chemical pesticides that boost agricultural production and assist in landscape maintenance, may also have serious harmful impacts on developing children.

MarquezEmily Marquez, Ph.D.For obvious reasons, it's not possible to conduct studies on these questions with human subjects. But biologist Emily Marquez says the animal-based studies that have been done have a strong track record as accurate predictors of the effects the chemicals have on both children and adults.panna cover

 You can download the full report, A Generation in Jeopardy, How pesticides are undermining our children's health and intelligence, here.