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Children's Attention Deficit Linked to Air Pollution

New York City children exposed in the womb to high levels of pollutants in vehicle exhaust had a five times higher risk of attention problems at age 9, according to new research

November 5, 2014 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Disinfectant Causes Reproductive Problems in Mice

Mice exposed to disinfectants in commercial-grade cleaning products took longer to get pregnant, had fewer pups and suffered more miscarriages and distressed fetuses

August 14, 2014 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Infants Exposed to Hormone-Disrupting Chemical

A study of 125 babies in Finland found exposure to phthalates "at a potentially harmful level," according to new research. The sources of the chemicals are unknown

June 10, 2014 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Mothers' Lead Exposure Could Affect Newborns' Brains

Pregnant women exposed to lead had newborns who scored slightly lower on tests measuring reflexes and other skills tied to brain development, according to a new study from China

June 4, 2014 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

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