Birth Outcomes Among Military Personnel After Exposure to Documented Open-Air Burn Pits Before and During Pregnancy

@article{Conlin2012BirthOA,
  title={Birth Outcomes Among Military Personnel After Exposure to Documented Open-Air Burn Pits Before and During Pregnancy},
  author={Ava Marie S. Conlin and Connie DeScisciolo and Carter Sevick and Anna T. Bukowinski and Christopher J. Phillips and Tyler Clain Smith},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={54},
  pages={689–697}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine birth outcomes in military women and men with potential exposure to documented open-air burn pits before and during pregnancy. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Electronic data from the Department of Defense Birth and Infant Health Registry and the Defense Manpower Data Center were used to examine the prevalence of birth defects and preterm birth among infants of active-duty women and men who were deployed within a 3-mile radius of a documented open-air burn pit before or during pregnancy…Expand
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