Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Children less attentive, more impulsive with higher exposure to repellent chemicals.

"Food is biggest source of exposure to perfluorinated compounds, which are used in some food packaging.

PFCs are associated with attention and behavior problems in children, suggest a pair of studies published online in June. These studies are some of the first to explore the relationship between PFC compounds and behavior problems, specifically attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and impulsive behavior."

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