Posted By Bill Couzens Founder Less Cancer

7th Generation- Brockovich

Million Baby Crawl

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/23/erin-brockovich-seventh-g_n_331935.html

Children are not small adults; rather they are a developing version of an adult. Simply put, children are under construction. They are unfinished and their developing systems are quite fragile. We know, for instance, that in children the brain continues to develop into their twenties, and this makes their brains potentially more vulnerable to toxicants. They breathe muchmore rapidly so they take in more toxins through their lungs. An exposure that might have little negative effect on an adult can be deadly for a child. For children, depending on the exposure, some of the first systems to show negative health effects can be the neurological and respiratory systems.

The effects of environmental exposures on children are of particular concern when we consider the rising incidence of pediatric cancers. Never before has there been so much cancer in children-