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Study: ADHD linked to pesticide exposure

CNN Health ( Health.com ) — Children exposed to higher levels of a type of pesticide found in trace amounts on commercially grown fruit and vegetables are more likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than children with less exposure, a nationwide study suggests.Researchers measured the levels of pesticide byproducts in the urine of 1,139 children from (continued)
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CNN Health

Posted on May 17, 2010 By Mina

AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE DRIFT – CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Resolution 114-00 Author: Robert M. Gould, MD Introduced by: Robert M. Gould, MDWhereas, pesticides released in one location may be a source of human exposure or environmental contamination several hundred feet to several hundred miles away, with possible chronic effects including cancer, birth defects, reproductive problems, developmental problems and nervous system damage; [1] andWhereas, (continued)
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CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

Posted on January 1, 2000 By Mina