Acetaminophen and Risk of Behavioral Problems in Children
Prenatal use increases risk of ADHD symptoms
By Michael T. Murray, ND, and Karolyn A. Gazella
About the Authors
Michael T. Murray, ND, is president and CEO of Dr Murray's Natural Living and Director of Product Development and Education for Natural Factors, Monroe, Washington, a major manufacturer of nutritional and herbal supplements. Murray is a graduate of, faculty member for, and member on the board of regents of Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, where he received his doctorate in naturopathic medicine. He is coauthor of A Textbook of Natural Medicine (Churchill Livingstone, 2012) and the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Atria Books, 2012). He has also written over 20 other books, including Dr Murray’s Total Body Tune-up (Bantam, 2013) and The Pill Book Guide to Natural Medicines (Bantam, 2008).
Karolyn A. Gazella has been writing and publishing integrative health information since 1992. She is the publisher of the Natural Medicine Journal and the author or coauthor of hundreds of articles and several booklets and books including her latest book The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer that she wrote with Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO. Gazella is the chief executive officer of the iTHRIVE Plan.
This new data adds to the growing body of research illustrating the many dangers of this commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) drug.
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