In a recent analysis of thousands of U.S. women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants that could harm brain development of fetuses and babies: lead, mercury, and polychlorinated biphenyls. In a webinar held on Sept 18, 2013, lead author of the study, Dr. Marcella Remer Thompson of Brown University, covers the issue of women’s chemical body burden and the need to look at health outcomes for multiple environmental chemical co-exposures. For full details click HERE.
CHE Alaska webinar by Marcella Thompson – “Asking the Right Questions: Are Women of Childbearing Age at Risk of Exposure to Multiple Pollutants”
September 19th, 2013 by Linda C. Covington