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The mortality of lead smelter workers: an update.
OBJECTIVES Mortality studies of lead workers have shown excesses of nonmalignant renal disease and cerebrovascular disease. Animal studies and one human study have shown excess kidney cancer. We haveExpand
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World Trade Center disaster: assessment of responder occupations, work locations, and job tasks.
BACKGROUND To date there have been no comprehensive reports of the work performedby 9/11 World Trade Center responders. METHODS 18,969 responders enrolled in the WTC Medical Monitoring andExpand
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Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis.
Clinical, radiographic, and histologic data, together with pulmonary function features, in eleven patients with cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis, are described in the following study. All theseExpand
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Lead absorption and renal dysfunction in a South African battery factory.
OBJECTIVES: To test the association between inorganic lead (Pb) exposure, blood pressure, and renal function in South African battery factory workers, with both conventional and newer measures ofExpand
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Aflatoxin and Reye's syndrome: a case control study.
Aflatoxin levels were determined in serum and urine of 17 patients with Reye's syndrome and in control subjects. No significant difference in aflatoxin levels was found for the two groups. However,Expand
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A comparison of the antipyretic effect of acetaminophen and aspirin. Another approach to poison prevention.
A double-blind study comparing the antipyretic effect of a single dose of aspirin or acetaminophren in identical milligram dosage demonstrates that both drugs have an equivalent antipyretic effect.
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Video display terminals and miscarriage.
Concern about possible reproductive effects of using video display terminals (VDTs) was stimulated by reports of clusters of adverse pregnancy outcomes among groups of women who used VDTs. ExposureExpand
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A call for an international ban on asbestos.
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A call for an international ban on asbestos.
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Use of court records for supplementing occupational disease surveillance.
To conduct surveillance of occupationally related health events, the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services analyzes death certificates and workers' compensation claims. In an effort toExpand
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