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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

An Analysis of Contaminated Well Water and Health Effects in Woburn part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from the Journal of the American Statistical Association describes the 1979 discovery that two of the eight municipal wells servicing Woburn, Massachusetts, were contaminated with ...

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

No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a book written about the cluster of childhood leukemia cases that occurred from the 1960s through the 1980s in Woburn, Massachusetts, and spotlights the community action viewpoint. Material ...

Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Heavy Metals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Opinion

Cluster Mystery - Epidemic and the Children of Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is written by an investigative journalist and provides a detailed account of the Woburn, Massachusetts cluster of childhood cancer incidences. The book credits the Rev. Bruce Young, who had ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

A case control study of childhood leukemia in Woburn, Massachusetts: the relationship between leukemia incidence and exposure to drinking water part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article provides a review of previous health studies of the famous groundwater contamination case at Woburn, MA. The text summarizes the number and distribution of childhood leukemia cases ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources:Opinion