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INTELLECTUAL IMPAIRMENT IN CHILDREN EXPOSED TO POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS IN UTERO

@inproceedings{oseph2000INTELLECTUALII,
  title={INTELLECTUAL IMPAIRMENT IN CHILDREN EXPOSED TO POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS IN UTERO},
  author={oseph and L J. and ACOBSON and Andra and W. J. and . D.},
  year={2000}
}
  • oseph, J. L, +3 authors D. .
  • Published 2000
  • A BSTRACT Background In utero exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls, a ubiquitous environmental contaminant, has been linked to adverse effects on neurologic and intellectual function in infants and young children. We assessed whether these effects persist through school age and examined their importance in the acquisition of reading and arithmetic skills. Methods We tested 212 children, recruited as newborns to overrepresent infants born to women who had eaten Lake Michigan fish contaminated… CONTINUE READING

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