Pesticides linked to Parkinson's disease

May 28, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT
A chemical fire with pesticides and fertilizers continues to burn next to a strawberry farm during an out of control wildfire on May 2, 2013 in Camarillo, California.
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Paraquat or the fungicides maneb and mancozeb were linked to a doubled risk of developing Parkinson's disease. The scientists did not see if the pesticides were inhaled or absorbed and cannot prove causality.

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