Kids in the U.S. Losing IQ Points Due to Harmful Flame Retardants and Pesticides

Interesting Engineering | Jan 15, 2020 at 9:13 PM
  • Up until now it was widely believed, and proven, that heavy metals such as mercury and lead were the main culprits in adverse effects in children in the U.S.
  • The shift in toxic chemicals is concerning.
  • When exposure to these chemicals recurringly happens at a young age, this can create learning disabilities, autism, and behavioral issues.