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Facts on Pesticides – earthjustice.org
Learn about the impacts of pesticides on your health.
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Safe Fruits and Veggies
Should I be worried about pesticide residues on my fruits and vegetables? …. Warehouse store, traditional grocery store, small local market, specialty food …
Top 12 Fruits and Vegetables You Should Buy Organic
by Brett Moore – The long term effects of consuming these pesticides has not been sufficiently … Here is a list of the fruits and vegetables most contaminated and which you should buy … Find a Local Farmers Market · How to Make Your Kitchen Eco-Friendly ..
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A California study finds that pregnant women who live near farms where pesticides are applied have a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism (AFP Photo/Philippe Huguen)
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Tagged Autism, Autism spectrum, Disorders, Health, Mental health, Neurodevelopmental, Pesticide, Yahoo News
Children whose mothers are exposed to high amounts of certain pesticides while pregnant appear to have lower intelligence quotients (IQs) than their peers when they reach school age. Three US studies have found that a child’s IQ tends to decrease in proportion to its mother’s exposure to organophosphates during pregnancy. While prenatal exposure to these pesticides was linked with childhood IQ, exposure after birth was not, suggesting that organophosphates are more damaging to developing fetuses than to children. More… Discuss
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Tagged Child, Intelligence quotient, Organophosphate, Pesticide, Pregnancy, University of California Berkeley