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Significant Baseline Levels of Arsenic Found in Soil Throughout Ohio Are Due to Natural Processes

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Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a new study. Every sample had concentrations higher than the screening level of concern recommended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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GuLF STUDY Gears Up for Second Round of Health Exams

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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health, leading the largest health study ever conducted on the potential health effects of an oil spill, are encouraging participants to stay involved in this long-term project. All participants are being contacted for telephone interviews to update their health status. Those living within 60 miles of Mobile, Ala., and New Orleans also will be invited to take part in a second comprehensive health exam.

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Wisconsin Research Shows Green Space Keeps You From Feeling Blue

If you start feeling better as spring begins pushing up its tender shoots, you might be living proof of a trend discovered in data from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin: The more green space in the neighborhood, the happier people reported feeling.

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Media Advisory: GuLF STUDY Update: Four Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

In a telephone press conference, scientists from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, will discuss the Gulf Long-Term Follow-up Study (GuLF STUDY), and what they have learned to date about the 33,000 oil spill clean-up workers and volunteers enrolled in the study.

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Distinguished Expert Available to Discuss the Health Effects of Climate Change and Air Pollution

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Scientists Study Whether Biofuels Are More or Less Toxic Than Conventional Fuels

With biofuels being used globally on a wider scale than ever before, scientists are discussing the implications of their use on human and environmental health at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Phoenix, Ariz.

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West Virginia Chemical Spill Into Elk River Contaminating Air and Water Quality, According to Study

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The complexities and implications of the chemical spill into West Virginia‘s Elk River keep growing, according to a study led by Virginia Tech Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Andrea Dietrich.

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Scientists Reveal New Data That Explores the Connection Between Air Pollution Exposure With Increases in Risk Factors for Diabetes and Obesity

Is air pollution connected with increases in obesity, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease? Researchers are providing insight into that question at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Infants’ Exposures to Chemicals Through Breastfeeding Explored at Toxicology Conference

Toxicologists are revealing new methods and models for estimating infants’ exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Safe Development of Nanotechnology for Food and Food Packaging Investigated at Toxicology Conference

Toxicologists are presenting information on the uses of nanotechnology in food and food packaging and the current efforts to assure the safe development of the technology at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Phoenix, Ariz.

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