Estimated costs of environmental disease in children at $76.6 billion per year

ClinicalNews.Org

Public release date: 4-May-2011

Experts suggest new policy to reduce toxic chemical exposure and subsequent burden of disease
In three new studies published in the May issue of the journal Health Affairs, Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers reveal the staggering economic impact of toxic chemicals and air pollutants in the environment, and propose new legislation to mandate testing of new chemicals and also those already on the market.

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