Wednesday, September 20, 2006

ADHD and the link to Tobacco and Lead

This was found as a health tidbit in my local newspaper; however, I find it a little amazing to read. Researchers participating in an ADHD study, conducted at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, claim that one third of attention deficit hyperactivity cases have a linkage to prenatal cigarette smoke or lead exposure. If so, ADHD may often be a case of environmental poisoning before a child ever exits the womb.

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