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Household Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Lurks Unrecognized, Researchers Find
November 21, 2008
Many women are surprised to learn the extent of personal, in-home contamination caused by exposure to everyday consumer products, according to a team of researchers including Brown University sociologist Phil Brown and 2008 Ph.D. recipient Rebecca Gasior Altman. The study, published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, is one of the first accounts of participants' responses to learning personal exposure data, research critical to environmental science and public health.
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