“Study: A Link Between Pesticides and ADHD,” TIME magazine

Article profiles recent research examining the relationship between ADHD and exposure to toxic pesticides. Researchers “found a 35% increase in the odds of developing ADHD with every tenfold increase in urinary concentration of the pesticide residue.”



“Body Burden – The Pollution in Newborns,” Environmental Working Group

The executive summary of a benchmark investigation of industrial chemicals, pollutants and pesticides in umbilical cord blood. More than 200 chemicals and pollutants were detected, 180 of which are known to cause cancer in humans or animals.


Original and Breaking Research

The Organic Center Study: That First Step

Hormone Disruptors and Women’s Health Reasons for Concern

The Organic Center Study: Obesity Revisited

Government Studies, Policies or Reference Materials

2008-2009 Annual Report President’s Cancer Panel

CDC: National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals

Popular Press

Chemicals May Play Role in Rise in ObesityWashington Post

Toxic America – CNN

Pesticides tied to ADHD in children in US study – Reuters

The best ‘big gun’ against obesity – SF Gate

US regulators lack data on health risks of most chemicalsWashington Post