8 Toxic Chemicals That Are Affecting Your Brain Health
Certain chemicals, now or once ubiquitous in our environment, may affect our brain health—especially in infants and children. Learn more about these chemicals, where they’re found and how to avoid them.
Scientists have found at least eight chemicals that have negative effects on developing children.
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Flouride is naturally present in water, but many cities add it to their water supply to help prevent tooth decay.
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Because airborne pollutants often end up in waterways, using caution when choosing seafood is among the most effective ways to limit consumption of many environmental toxins.
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Toxic lead can be found in a variety of products including inexpensive children's toys.
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Children are especially vulnerable to chemicals because their bodies' defenses to toxins are not fully developed yet.
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As of 2014, California manufacturers can sell upholstered furniture with no toxic flame retardants.