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Chemical “Soup” Clouds Connection between Toxins and Poor Health

29 Nov

Read the full story at Scientific American.

From plastics to flame retardants, the ubiquitous chemicals of our daily lives have raised public health concerns like never before. Inside the Beltway, however, data-crunching scientists are often no match for industry lobbyists and corporate lawyers. The exception, no doubt, is Linda Birnbaum, the toxicologist who leads, two little-known scientific agencies, the National Institute of Environmental Health Services (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP).

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Posted by on November 29, 2012 in Environmental health

 

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