Chronic arsenic exposure and risk of infant mortality in two areas of Chile.

  title={Chronic arsenic exposure and risk of infant mortality in two areas of Chile.},
  author={Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich and Steven R. Browning and Irva Hertz-Picciotto and Catterina Ferreccio and Cecilia Peralta and Herman Jones Gibb},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={667 - 673}
Chronic arsenic exposure has been associated with a range of neurologic, vascular, dermatologic, and carcinogenic effects. However, limited research has been directed at the association of arsenic exposure and human reproductive health outcomes. The principal aim of this study was to investigate the trends in infant mortality between two geographic locations in Chile: Antofagasta, which has a well-documented history of arsenic exposure from naturally contaminated water, and Valparaíso, a… CONTINUE READING

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