We haven't proved that chemical exposure is at the root of increases in mental health disorders. What we do know with increasing confidence, however, is that chemical exposure is changing our brains, and that those changes are being passed on to our descendants.
It never occurred to me to worry about autism when I was pregnant in the '80s, but today it seems that few expectant parents haven't considered the possibility that autism might affect their child.
No responsible parent would expose their infant to cigarette smoke or car exhaust. But every day in America, millions of infants are exposed to dangerous chemicals hiding in plain view.
No one's blaming these compounds for the country's entire obesity epidemic fast food and lack of exercise are not off the hook but emerging research p...