Thursday, April 19, 2012

A Cautionary Tale

The Record Reports:
"A SOBERING health picture is emerging from Pompton Lakes. More borough residents than expected were hospitalized for cancers and visited the emergency room for nervous system disorders compared with their neighbors in six nearby towns and the state as a whole, according to new data. The state study also found that Pompton Lakes women had higher than expected rates of post-birth hospitalizations for birth defects and hospitalizations for chronic renal failure.

This comes on top of a 2009 study that found significantly higher rates of non-Hodgkins lymphoma among men and kidney cancer among women who lived in the borough."
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