Pesticide exposure linked to Parkinson’s

By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY People who reported being exposed to pesticides before 1982 had a 70% higher incidence of Parkinson’s disease 10 to 20 years later than those who weren’t exposed, a study by Harvard scientists finds. Of 143,325 people who took part in an American Cancer Society study in 1982, 7,864 reported pesticide exposure and 413 were later diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
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