If experts are to be believed, then environmental toxins are capable of causing brain disorders in kids. Scientists and experts from various fields have for the first time come together to support a link between exposures to toxic chemicals in air, water, food and everyday products and children’s risks for neuro-developmental disorders. Project TENDR, which stands for “Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks,” are an alliance of 48 of the top scientists, health professionals and health advocates from the US. In a consensus statement published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, the alliance called for immediate action to significantly reduce exposures to toxic chemicals and protect brain development now and for generations to come

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