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Pesticides tied to ADHD in children

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Think organic isn't worth the price?

Growing your own organic food, buying organic, and thoroughly cleaning your produce are ways to reduce exposure to pesticides.

Why is reducing exposure to pesticides important?

Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, discusses a study that finds children exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).