Navajo Birth Outcomes in the Shiprock Uranium Mining Area
L.M. Shields, W.H. Wiese, B.J. Skipper, B. Charley, L. Benally November 1992 Health Physics v63 n5 p542-551

The role of environmental radiation in the etiology of birth defects, stillbirths, and other adverse outcomes of pregnancy was evaluated for 13,329 Navajos born at the Public Health Service/Indian Health Service Hospital in the Shiprock, New Mexico, uranium mining area from 1964 to 1981. This journal article from Health Physics discusses the methodology and results of that study.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Biogenic HazardsKeywords: Navaho, Dine, Dineh