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Pesticides may link to dementia, according to research

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Long-term exposure to pesticides may be linked to dementia.

Researchers monitored just over 600 vineyard workers in France over a six-year period, giving them several cognitive tests over time.

While the older and less educated scored lower overall, those who had been exposed to pesticides were the most likely to perform worse the second time around.

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