Household Insecticides Linked to Lupus and Arthritis | Care2 Healthy & Green Living
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New research out of Philadelphia suggests a link between women's exposure to household insecticides (including roach and mosquito killers) and the autoimmune disorders rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Previous research has shown a link of agricultural pesticides to higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Autoimmune diseases are diseases where the immune system goes haywire and begins to attack the body. Farmers were shown to be a high risk group for this reason. View full resource at care2.com
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