Tag: child health

Fluoride Exposure During Pregnancy Associated with Lower IQ scores in Children

Is maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy associated with childhood IQ in a Canadian cohort receiving fluoridated water? In this prospective birth cohort study, fluoride exposure during pregnancy was associated with lower IQ scores in children aged 3 to 4 years. Fluoride exposure during pregnancy may…

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Lavender Oil May Contribute to Abnormal Breast Growth in Young Girls and Boys

Abnormal breast growth in young girls is linked to lavender oil exposure, according to a recent study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Previous research has associated breast growth in boys with lavender-containing fragrances. This study, “Lavender Products Associated With…

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