Science News reported yesterday, “Pollutants long gone, but disease carries on.” When pregnant rats were exposed to certain pollutants, their offspring — and grandchildren — experienced premature puberty, infertility, premature menopause, and premature death of sperm-forming cells.
Headlines: Pollutants Gone, Disease Carries On
February 29, 2012
I'm a writer and the mother of William and Fergus. Before dedicating my work to children's environmental health, I earned an MA in Cultural Reporting and Criticism from New York University and was a photography editor at The New Yorker. My family is preparing to move to New Orleans, where my husband, an architect, is building us a non-toxic home.
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