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Megan Boyle – AN IMPORTANT NEW REASON TO KEEP PESTICIDES AWAY FROM CHILDREN

Despite major improvements in treatment and survival, children’s cancer rates are rising in the United States, leaving parents and scientists alike searching for evidence of what’s behind the trend. A new report sheds light into one avoidable risk: household pesticides. Children exposed to insecticides inside their homes have a 47 percent higher risk of developing certain cancers in childhood, according to the …