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New Study: Children Facing “Silent Pandemic of Chemical Brain Drain”

•, By Lily Dane
Dr. Philippe Grandjean, one of the co-authors, has spent the last several decades researching chemicals that can damage the developing brain. His research began with lead and mercury, and he now says there is a list of at least a dozen “bona fide brain drainers.”
Here is the Dirty Dozen:
1) Methylmercury
2) lead
3) arsenic
4) PCBs
5) toluene
6) ethanol
7) manganese
9) DDT
10) chlorpyrifos
11) tetrachloroethylene
12) polybrominated biphenyl ethers

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