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Medical News & Perspectives
October 11, 2016

Call to Action on Neurotoxin Exposure in Pregnant Women and Children

JAMA. 2016;316(14):1436-1437. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11576

Citing an alarming increase in childhood neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a group of scientists, health professionals, and children’s health advocates is calling for increased monitoring, assessment, and reduction of neurotoxic chemicals. The Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks (TENDR) Consensus Statement, published in July in Environmental Health Perspectives, is “a call to action to reduce exposures to toxic chemicals that can contribute to the prevalence of neurodevelopmental disabilities in America’s children.”

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