Are Our Lawns Making Us Sick?


A recent Letter to the Editor has called attention to our use of herbicides and pesticides. A growing body of scientific evidence gathered from epidemiologic studies is showing that our “accepted levels” of contamination does not account for the cumulative effect these chemicals have on our heath. Physician Diane Lewis writes in the New York Times that “many chemicals that we use very casually on our lawns cause long-term health problems in ways that have only recently been understood.”

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