Pesticides

drug resistance

Study: Head Lice Showing Resistance To Many Treatments

A new study finds head lice have developed genetic mutations that make them resistant to permethrin, the active ingredient in some of the most popular lice treatments.

08/18/2015

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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?

The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.

06/10/2013