Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Native American teenagers have legacy of PCB pollution

Environmental Health News reports that:
"Youths from the Mohawk Nation are contaminated with persistent organic pollutants at levels higher than the young adults studied in another national survey. Both past and current lifestyle factors – especially diet through eating fish and being breast-fed – influence exposure to and the concentrations of both the long-lived and less persistent POPs varieties in the Akwesasne Mohawk youth."
Read the full article here.

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