These toxic chemicals steal IQ points from American kids

Exposure to toxic chemicals, especially flame retardants and pesticides resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in the US between 2001 and 2016, research finds.

NYU Langone Medical Center | Jan. 14, 2020 | futurity
~6 mins   

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Does early lead exposure rob kids of sleep later?

Children exposed to lead may have a harder time getting a good night's sleep, a new study suggests.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan | Oct. 18, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

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