The Crazy Years: Don’t drink the water

“I’m here to tell you these are not the crazy years, these are the fracking insane years.”    ~ Sarah A. Hoyt

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

The media helpfully point it out:

Is it something in the water? Or is it:

How a vegan diet could affect your intelligence. The vegan diet is low in – or, in some cases, entirely devoid of – several important brain nutrients. Could these shortcomings be affecting vegans’ abilities to think?

Would you like brain damage with that? America’s favorite cooking oil causes neurological changes, says animal study.

Living near major roads linked to risk of dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and MS. For non-Alzheimer’s dementia specifically, living near major roads or a highway was associated with 14 per cent increased risk.

Flame retardants and pesticides overtake heavy metals as biggest contributors to IQ loss. Despite decreasing levels, exposure to these and other toxic chemicals, especially flame retardants and pesticides, still resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in the United States between 2001 and 2016.

Being Exposed to Air Pollution at Age 1 may Trigger Structural Brain Changes Later. The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study found that children with higher levels of traffic-related air pollution exposure at birth had reductions at age 12 in gray matter volume and cortical thickness as compared to children with lower levels of exposure.

Don’t drink the water.

~ Feuilleton

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