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Four Corners States Biomonitoring Collaborative: Leveraging lab capacity toward regional health concerns

Posted on February 20, 2018

Blog: The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)

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By Kim Krisberg 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid—otherwise known as 2,4-D—is the active ingredient in a variety of weed killers and one of the most common, widely used herbicides in the world. Studies in lab animals have found that high doses of 2,4-D are associated with negative health effects. Research on human exposure is more of a mixed…

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