Study Links Prenatal Mercury Exposure to ADHD Symptoms

A new study highlights the difficulty pregnant women face while eating for two, finding that more mercury exposure leads to a higher incidence of ADHD symptoms, while more fish consumption -- the main source of mercury exposure -- leads to a decreased risk. "How much fish you eat is not equivalent to how much mercury you are exposed to," said study author Dr. Susan Korrick of Brigham and Women's Hospital. "I think the public health conclusion that I would come to is that one can benefit from...Full Story
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