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Lower IQ found in kids exposed to high chemical levels in pregnancy

Lower IQ found in kids exposed to high chemical levels in pregnancy

Chemicals found in food and common household products have been linked to lower IQ in kids exposed to high levels during pregnancy.

Previous research linked higher exposure to chemicals called “phthalates” to poor mental and motor development in preschoolers. This study was said to be the first to report a link between prenatal exposure to the chemicals and childhood development.

Source: Washington Post

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