The rising rates of chronic disease in children and reviews the evidence that toxic chemicals, pediatric toxin exposure, and other environmental hazards are contributing to current trends in pediatric diseases.

The export of toxic chemicals and hazardous processes from the industrially developed to the developing nations of the world has the potential to profoundly change patterns of morbidity and mortality, especially in children. While the prevalence of these environmental diseases in children is steadily increasing, so is the overall cost of care.

To learn more about pediatric toxin exposure stream the 2015 Integrative Healthcare Symposium recorded presentation, Exposure to Toxins in Pediatrics.