Air Pollution Associated With Autism.

Bloomberg News (6/18, Lopatto, Ostrow) reports, “Researchers from Harvard University’s School of Public Health found that pregnant women exposed to high levels of diesel particulates or mercury were twice as likely to have an autistic child compared with peers in low-pollution areas.” Bloomberg News adds, “The findings, published today in Environmental Health Perspectives, are from the largest US study to examine the ties between air pollution and autism.”

Related Links:

— “Autism Tied to Air Pollution, Brain-Wiring Disconnection, “Elizabeth Lopatto & Nicole Ostrow, Bloomberg News, June 17, 2013.

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