Common Pesticides Linked to Heart Disease Risks in New Study

man applying pesticide sprayFrom Consumer Reports, December 31, 2019.

Research raises concerns about long-term effects of some chemicals, including permethrin

Pyrethroids, a type of pesticide commonly used in consumer products such as lice treatments and on conventionally grown crops, are associated with an increased risk of death, according to a new study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

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