Environmental

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Children in nonsmoking families have higher levels of secondhand exposure if they live in multifamily dwellings
Posted on 15 May 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted some of the chemical and adverse health effects that arise from the smoking of tobacco; a recent post also discussed the science developed to date regarding so-called thirdhand smoke. Children who grow up in apartment buildings... Read More

Exposure to certain PDBE flame retardants are associated with lower scores on tests of mental and physical development in children up to 6 years of age
Posted on 31 May 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

A prior post noted the association between PDBE flame retardants and time to pregnancy. Because PDBE's are persistent and bioaccumulative, they have become ubiquitous in the environment. Animal studies have indicated that prenatal PBDE exposure... Read More

Children in nonsmoking families have higher levels of secondhand exposure if they live in multifamily dwellings
Posted on 15 May 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted some of the chemical and adverse health effects that arise from the smoking of tobacco; a recent post also discussed the science developed to date regarding so-called thirdhand smoke. Children who grow up in apartment buildings... Read More