Thursday, June 3, 2010

Toxic America Promo: There's No Place Like Home

If you have access to CNN, this should be an interesting (if scary) thing to watch tonight.

* Exposure to car and truck exhaust in the womb has been shown to result in lower IQ at age five.
* Babies enter the world with more than 200 dangerous chemicals in their blood, including flame retardants, dioxins, substances in non-stick coatings like Teflon and hormone-like compounds found in plastic.
* Out of the 80,000 chemicals in use in the United States, the EPA has only tested about 200 and only banned five.

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