First U.S. study to measure exposure to 59 toxic chemicals in pregnant women and their newborns

November 3, 2016

Medical Xpress: Low income and Latina pregnant women who seek care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) have widespread exposure to environmental pollutants, many of which show up in higher levels in newborns than the mothers, according to a new study from UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, and Biomonitoring CA. Rachel Morello-Frosch, Ph.D., MPH, professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley is quoted.

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