Philip Landrigan

Autism and Toxins

Autism in the United States has increased in the past decade, and new research points to the harmful effect of environmental factors like chemicals and pesticides on the developing brain.

The Health Legacy of Ground Zero

The latest medical research indicates that seventy percent of rescue and recovery workers at Ground Zero suffer serious respiratory illnesses as a result of their exposure to toxic air at the site. The researchers say many will suffer for the rest of thei