Flawed Pesticide Study

acshlogo“Flawed Pesticide Study Made Scarier by CNN’s ‘Reporting’” by American Council on Science and Health.Anopheles_mosquito_malaria_150
It was Monday’s “big” health story, or so we were told. According to CNN.com, there’s now an established link between the development of childhood cancers, primarily leukemia and lymphoma, and the use of pesticides. Sounds scary, maybe even real. But does the science hold up? Maybe, maybe not. Make that, probably not. Dr. Chensheng Lu, associate professor of environmental exposure biology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the lead author of this research, thinks so. But he’d be mistaken. (The full study will be published in the October issue of the journal Pediatrics.)Read more.

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