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Pesticides Linked to ADHD in Kids

Exposure to widely used pesticides appears to almost double your child’s chances of developing ADHD, according to new research. Children who had higher traces of common pesticides like malathion, often found in frozen blueberries, fresh strawberries and celery, were more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD.

To avoid exposing your kids to this risk, the authors of the study recommend buying organic when you can, and washing all fresh produce under cold running water, using a scrub brush when necessary.

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