Pesticides & Health

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American Academy of Pediatrics 2012 Report on Pesticides & Children

This statement presents the position of the American Academy of Pediatrics on pesticides. Pesticides are a collective term for chemicals intended to kill unwanted insects, plants, molds, and rodents.

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EWG Cord Blood Summary 2005

In a study spearheaded by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in collaboration with Commonweal, researchers at two major laboratories found an average of 200 industrial chemicals and pollutants in umbilical cord blood from 10 babies born in August and September of 2004 in U.S. hospitals.

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HCP Pesticides and Your Health Handout

Pesticides are, by definition, toxic. They are associated with a number of serious health problems in humans and animals, and they also harm the environment

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Health Effects of Lawn-Care

Pesticides

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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JAMA 2005 Study: Pesticides in Proximity to Schools

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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NIEHS Genes Behavior: The Environment and Health

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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EWG Cancer Causing Chemicals in American Bodies 2016

Through industrial applications, consumer products and food, water and air, Americans are exposed daily to these cancer-causing compounds, which invade the body and build up in blood and urine.

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Harvard School of Public Health Study Pesticide Exposure Associated with Parkinson's

In the first large-scale, prospective study to examine possible links between chronic, lowdose exposure to pesticides and Parkinson’s disease (PD), researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have shown that individuals reporting exposure to pesticides had a 70 percent higher incidence of PD than those not reporting exposure.

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Health Effects of 30 Commonly Used Lawn Pesticides

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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How People Get Exposed to Pesticides

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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Mayo Clinic 2006 Study on Pesticides and Parkinson's

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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Warren Porter 2002 Study in Environmental Health Perspectives

Hormones are known to be important in breast cancer. Research is evolving which suggests there are times over a woman’s lifespan when she is more at risk from exposures to things in her environment.

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