Clinical Practice: Pesticides Matter
A Primer for Reproductive Health Physicians
This PRHE white paper summarizes recent comprehensive reviews of the evidence for adverse reproductive health outcomes that have been associated with exposure to pesticides and provides an overview of mechanisms of pesticide toxicity. The report also provides guidance to reproductive health care professionals about how to recognize, diagnose, and report pesticide illnesses and advice to patients about how to avoid pesticides whenever possible. Finally, the report offers recommendations for how reproductive health professionals can advocate for improved institutional and public policy that will help reduce pesticide exposures for the whole population.
Download a copy of the Pesticides Matter White Paper here.
Pesticides Matter Primer
Download a printable PDF version of the Pesticide Matters Primer here.