Pregnancy

Big Bellies: Pregnancy & Obesity

Researchers showed that the biochemical response to a high fat diet depends on whether the offspring was male or female.

Pesticides & Cannabis

Dead bee on tree leaf

A new article from the California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) warns of the dangers of cannabis because it may be contaminated with organophosphate pesticides (e.g. chlorpyrifos, glyphosate). The CDPR walks through what could happen if a pregnant woman uses chlorpyrifos-contaminated cannabis. Pesticide toxicity is important concern, but this is a bit ironic coming from the CDPR, which has consistently failed to provide sensible limits for pesticides on cannabis.

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