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Maternal phthalate exposure in pregnancy tied to pediatric ADHD risk
5/17/2018

Women with high levels of diethylhexyl phthalate in their urine during pregnancy had a higher risk of their child developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study in Environmental Health Perspectives. An infant's risk was almost three times higher when mothers had the highest levels of DEPH, compared with mothers with the lowest levels.

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