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Toxicity Testing part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report explains how many chemicals used in pesticides, cosmetics, drugs, food, and commerce have not been sufficiently tested to allow a complete determination of their potential hazards. The ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Elements Magazine part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This 64-page issue of Elements Magazine presents an overview of the chemistry, mineralogy, geomicrobiology and health effects of arsenic. Read about the health disaster in Southern Asia caused by ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Minerals, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work

Radiation Exposure of Uranium Miners part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is the report on the Public Health Service Epidemiological Study of Lung Cancer among Uranium Miners. The report is based on a hearing of the 90th Congress regarding radiation exposure of ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

Critical Windows of Exposure to Household Pesticides and Risk of Childhood Leukemia part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article, found in 'Environmental Health Perspectives,' discusses the potential for household pesticide exposures to cause disease. The study compared exposure to indoor and outdoor pesticides at ...

Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

Central-Nervous-System Defects in Children Born to Mothers Exposed to Organic Solvets During Pregnancy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from a 1974 issue of 'The Lancet' describes birth outcomes after women's exposure to organic solvents during pregnancy.

Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

Groundwater transport of arsenic and chromium at a historical tannery, Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A. part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from 'Applied Geochemistry' is an overview of the use and subsequent reduction of arsenic and chromium compounds in the tanning industry. The article also describes the transport of ...

Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

Public Drinking Water Contamination and Birth Outcomes part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from the American Journal of Epidemiology describes the different types of birth irregularities that occur as a result of gestational consumption of contaminated water.

Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Public Policy
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Research Results

Speciation and fate of arsenic in three lakes of the Aberjona watershed part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from Environmental Science and Technology shows the manner in which sediment cores taken from the bottom of the Mystic Lakes were analyzed and used to interpret historic periods (1890s ...

Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

Remediation of the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article gives a detailed description of the sources and distributions of TCE and PCE at the Woburn superfund site. It also describes the various types of remediation systems being used to ...

Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work

Evaluation of Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport at the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts, from 1960 to 1986 and Estimation of TCE and PCE Concentrations Delivered to Woburn Residences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This doctoral dissertation from the Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio State University features a comprehensive treatment of TCE and PCE transport in the buried valley aquifer in Woburn, ...

Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

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