Dr. Philip Landrigan is a pediatrician and epidemiologist, as well as Professor, Director of the Global Public Health Program and of the Global Pollution Observatory at the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society at Boston College. His research focuses on toxic chemicals in the environment and their effects on children’s health and development. Tune in to learn more about:
– Pesticides and children’s health;
– Fetal programing, epigenetics & windows of vulnerability;
– What parents can do to protect their children’s health;
Dr. Landrigan urges parents to “Vote for children”, by asking their representatives what they are doing to protect their children from the rising health issues that a lot of them are facing like autism, learning disabilities and childhood cancer.