DDT Pesticide Banned for Over 40 Years but Women Reaping Consequences

DDT Pesticide Banned for Over 40 Years but Women Reaping Consequences

DDT was a commonly used pesticide all over America. However, once harmful side effects made themselves known, the government stepped in. The DDT pesticide was banned in 1972, yet studies show many are still reaping the consequences of unrestricted use of the chemical over 40 years later. A presentation by Duke University’s Chemistry Department states […]

DDT Presents Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

DDT Presents Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

DDT exposure presents an increased risk for Alzheimer’s. DDT was first introduced through farming and agriculture in efforts to control mosquitoes in the 1940s. Health officials have known for decades that DDT adds an increased risk to the environment and humans. A new study released information that shows the severity how exposure increases risks. The […]