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  • Study links prenatal phthalate exposure to altered information processing in infants

    Photo of an infant in the IKIDS program seated on her mother’s lap. The infant has a sticker on her forehead that allows an eye-tracking instrument to orient to her eyes.

    An infant in the IKIDS program seated on her mother’s lap. The infant has a sticker on her forehead that allows an eye-tracking instrument to orient to her eyes.

    Photo and video by Steve Drake

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  • Editor’s notes
    IKIDS is a research partnership with Carle Foundation Hospital, Christie Clinic, OSF HealthCare, the U. of I., and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

    To reach Susan Schantz, email schantz@illinois.edu.
    The paper “Associations of prenatal exposure to phthalates with measures of cognition in 7.5-month-old infants” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2021.03.001