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Oct 2, 2023 | Conduits News, Edition 2

Video: Francheska Merced-Nieves, PhD, discusses prenatal exposures to metal mixtures and child health 

Dr. Francheska Merced-Nieves delves into the intricate relationship between prenatal exposures to metal mixtures and their impact on child health, shedding light on a critical area of research. 

I forgot to remember to forget (Elvis Presley by way of Stan Kesler and Charlie Feathers) 

A blog post by Dr. Bob Wright on how we could better understand the relationships between memory, cognition, behavior and health. 

Study Finds: Asian Americans to Have Significantly Higher Exposure to “Toxic Forever” Chemicals 

In the realm of environmental health, a concerning study has unveiled that Asian Americans may face significantly higher exposure to “Toxic Forever” Chemicals, highlighting the need for further investigation and environmental advocacy.

Our America: Trouble on Tap  I America’s Lead Problem 

“Our America: Trouble on Tap” is a three-part documentary series that looks at how environmental pollution, climate change and aging infrastructure are gradually eroding the ability for more and more communities across the United States to have access to free and potable drinking water. 


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