CPCHE colleagues co-author op-ed on the impact of toxic substances on the developing brain

November 23, 2014

The societal impact of multiple low-level toxic exposures on the developing brains of today’s children.

CPCHE Executive Director, Erica Phipps, and CPCHE Partner Barbara McElgunn with the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada teamed up with Dr Bruce Lanphear, Simon Fraser University and Dr Eric Crighton, University of Ottawa, on an op-ed published in the Toronto Star on Sunday, 23 November 2014. The op-ed focuses on the key theme of Dr Lanphear’s new video: Little Things Matter – the Impact of Toxins on the Developing Brain, which was launched at the Prenatal Environmental Heath Education Forum hosted by Ottawa U on 20-21 November. http://www.pehe-forum.com

Check out the Little Things Matter 7-minute video.

Published by Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE)

The Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE) is an affiliation of groups with overlapping missions to improve children's environmental health in Canada. Working across traditional boundaries, CPCHE provides common ground for organizations working to protect children's health from environmental contaminants.