Heavy Metals and Household Chemicals

In Chapter 12 we discuss the relationship between air and water pollution and developmental problems during the fetal period and later in development. Most pollutants are delivered to humans either through the air or water. Some pollutants, however, have specific and well-known effects. This chapter focuses on the adverse effects of some of these specific pollutants, including heavy metals and chemicals found in most homes, and a few industrial by-products.


Breast Milk Umbilical Cord Blood Methyl Mercury Lead Exposure Prenatal Exposure 
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