The Household Threat To Children's Brains. Lanphear focused on six brain toxins in the new video: lead, mercury, organophosphate pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), bisphenol A (BPA) and polybrominated dipenyl ethers (PBDEs), a chemical flame retardant that his research team this year linked to IQ deficits and hyperactivity.
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac grow in wooded or marshy areas throughout North America. These plants are not really poisonous, but instead contain a sticky, long-lasting oil called urushiol that causes itchy, blistering rashes after it makes contact with skin. Keep an eye out for these suspicious plants as poison ivy or oak can grow in the form of vines or shrubs, and sumacs like shrubs and trees.