Everyday chemicals are damaging the brains of unborn and young children, leading to conditions like autism, ADHD, dyslexia and lost IQ points, according to two prominent doctors. In an article published Friday in the journal Lancet Neurology, the two argue that chemicals should be better tested before being allowed on the market, and called for a global prevention strategy. “We need to do something to protect the next generation’s brains,” said Philippe Grandjean of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.

– Philippe Grandjean and Philip Landrigan

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