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New Research: Pesticides Associated with Autism

New research, recently published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found a significant correlation between autism and pesticides.  The specific pesticide studied was dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane known as DDT.  It was already widely believed to be toxic, especially as an endocrine disruptor and carcinogen.  Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects 1 in 59 children in the United States. Read more...

 

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