Organochlorides and Our Children’s Health   Leave a comment

Organochlorides are a family of chemical compounds, including PCBs and pesticides. While I came to study these toxins because of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, it is worth noting that these chemicals have been linked to a plethora of other health issues.

As a teacher in the public school system, one such health issue that I constantly battle is ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. There has been an undeniable, startling rise in the number of children with ADHD in recent years, and many feel that pesticides are at least partially responsible. Here is a not so funny cartoon I stumbled across today on the topic:

Joe Mohr Cartoon

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Posted September 1, 2010 by lymphomactivist in Uncategorized

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