Sentinel human health indicators: to evaluate the health status of vulnerable communities.

@article{Hicks2002SentinelHH,
  title={Sentinel human health indicators: to evaluate the health status of vulnerable communities.},
  author={Heraline E. Hicks and Christopher T. De Rosa},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2002},
  volume={93 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S57-61
        }
}
The presence of toxic substances in the Great Lakes (GL) basin continues to be a significant concern. In the United States, some 70,000 commercial and industrial compounds are now in use. More than 30,000 are produced or used in the Great Lakes ecosystem. These substances include organochlorines (e.g., polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, furans… CONTINUE READING