Pesticide May Cause Lower Birth Weight

Posted by Andres Hortensi, October 25, 2013

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Research found by  the Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health’s that women exposed to pesticides in their second trimester gave birth to babies weighing an average of four ounces less than babies born to women not living near treated crops.

The study looked at 442 women living within three miles of fields treated with methyl bromide in 1999 and 2000, when the pesticide was more frequently used.

Read the article at The Huffington Post

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