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Episode: 33: Early Insults: Effects of Chemical, Metal & Water-Borne Contaminants on the Developing Brain

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– Guest:
Dr. David Bellinger, PhD – Professor of Neurology & Psychology at Harvard Medical School, and a Sr. Research Associate in Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Bellinger holds a PhD in Psychology from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. He also holds a secondary appointment as Professor in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health; and is the current President of the International Society for Children’s Health and the Environment.

Discussion centers on toxicants in the environment that have a negative effect on the developing brain. Included in discussion is the effect of lead in water–including the issues seen in Flint, Michigan; in addition to phthalates (BPA), pesticides (organophosphates), methylmercury and other water and air borne pollutants that find their way into the food chain and into adults and children. Also discussed ways to mitigate the harmful effects and ways to avoid further harm–as well as a call for parent & legislative advocacy to stop the current EPA and administration from further putting our nation’s children at risk.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:14

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Date HD Episode Video Uploaded: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 22:41