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Pesticide Exposure Linked to Teen Depression in Agricultural Communities

Adolescents exposed to elevated levels of pesticides are at an increased risk of depression, according to a new study led by Jose R. Suarez-Lopez, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.  The study was published online (ahead of print) in June 2019 in the journal International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health.  Read more...

 

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