Air pollution and poverty stack the deck for ADHD

Oct. 4, 2017 – Scientists at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at the Mailman School of Public Health report the first evidence that prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)–carcinogenic and neurotoxic combustion byproducts commonly found in urban air–combines with material hardship to significantly increase ADHD symptoms in children. Results are online […]

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