Early exposure to pesticides linked to small increased risk of autism spectrum disorder: Findings support efforts to prevent exposure to pesticides during pregnancy

Exposure to common agricultural pesticides before birth and in the first year of life is associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with infants of women without such exposure, finds a study published in The BMJ today. The researchers say their findings support efforts to prevent exposure to pesticides during pregnancy to protect […]

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Watch This Dad Comfort His Daughter While Escaping the California Wildfires

The 2018 California wildfires have been devastating, and one of the most recent fires, the Camp Fire, has already had horrific effects. Much of the city of Paradise, California, has been destroyed, 76 people have lost their lives and, according to the Los Angeles Times, hundreds remain missing (not to mention some 50,000 residents have been displaced). But in these dark […]

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