Women 16-49 at Risk of Multiple Pollutants, Which Could Harm Brain Development of Fetuses and Babies, Brown University Study

Published: Nov 29, 2012

In a new analysis of thousands of U.S. women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants that could harm brain development of fetuses and babies: lead, mercury, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

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