Effects of flame retardants, maternal diet on children focus of talks

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Children’s health was front and center during the latest Early-Stage Investigator Spotlight Webinar, which was hosted by the NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers Program on August 10. Angelico Mendy, M.D., Ph.D., discussed how replacement flame retardants affect children’s respiratory health, and Shelly Buffington, Ph.D., shared links between diet-induced obesity in pregnant women and neurodevelopmental disorders in children.

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