Chemical Threats Can Harm Children’s Brains

Chemical Threats Can Harm Children’s Brains

We know that lead and alcohol can harm children’s brains, but a growing amount of research suggests that chemicals known as endocrine disruptors — found in everyday household products including pesticides, plastics and fire repellants — may also contribute to a range of behavioral and learning problems, including autism and attention-deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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http://www.apa.org/monitor/2015/10/cover-chemical.aspx