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Environmental Toxins And Children


Environmental Toxins And Children For a variety of reasons, we live in a much more complex world than even a couple of generations ago. We live in homes built with a slew of treated construction materials, have cabinets filled with dozens of cleaning products, eat foods that have been highly processed and manicure our lawns with sprays, fertilizers and insecticides. We live in what some would call a toxic world and Dr. Sandra Steingraber is taking notice. The biologist and author has a new book called Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis. She reveals how toxic our world can be and we also learn about toxins in our own state. Guests Dr. Sandra Steingraber - Author, Raising Elijah June Blotnick - Executive Director, Clean Air Carolina Dr. Jessica Saxe - Medical Doctor in Family Practice, Charlotte Add and read comments