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Lead and Cig Smoke = ADHD Eco-Fail

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2_mugs76Study links ADHD to smoking, lead. Exposure to both tobacco smoke before birth and lead during childhood increases a child’s risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder more than eight-fold, according to new research from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. –Cincinnati Enquirer, Ohio.

No wonder I am a mess! Both were present in spades in my childhood. Eco-Fail!

By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).

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