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Environmental Health (Kid-Safe Chemicals)

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  • Toxic Chemicals and Reproductive Health

    Over the past few decades, the reproductive health of Americans appears to have declined. Diseases, disorders and conditions that affect the development and functioning of the male and female reproductive systems—including fertility problems, miscarriages, pre-term births, low birthweights and certain birth defects—have risen.  In addition, incidence rates of testicular cancer have... Read More

  • Toxic Chemicals and a Child's Brain Development

    Today, one in six children in the United States has a developmental or learning disability.1 Some experts say many of these may be due in part to early exposures to toxic chemicals.2 The number of children diagnosed with these disabilities has increased dramatically over the past four decades.3,4 While heightened awareness and changes in diagnostic criteria have contributed to this upsurge,... Read More

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