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Old 04-06-2016, 10:31 AM   #1
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Default Chemical in Hospital Tubes Linked to Attention Deficits in Young Patients

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Children hospitalized in intensive care units are more likely to have attention deficit symptoms years later, and now a new study points to a potential culprit: phthalates, plastic-softening chemicals found in medical devices such as plastic tubes and catheters that are able to seep into a child’s bloodstream in high levels.
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