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>>From bin  Wed Jul  9 23:48:19 1997
>Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 22:31:01 -0400 (EDT)
>From: "Gary Greenberg, MD" <green011@acpub.duke.edu>
>To: OccEnvMed <occ-env-med-l@list.mc.duke.edu>
>Subject: OEM: New link from Duke Site
>Sender: owner-occ-env-med-l@list.mc.duke.edu
>
>The International Joint Commission (US & Canada) Health Professionals 
>Task Force has a web-site, with acrobat versions of its publications.
>
>"The purpose of the International Joint Commission is to prevent and 
>resolve disputes over use of waters shared by Canada and the United 
>States and to provide advice on matters affecting the shared environment 
>when requested by the two federal governments. It was established as an 
>independent international organization under the Boundary Waters Treaty 
>of 1909. "
>
>You can reach it directly from http://www.ijc.org/boards/health.html
>or link to it through the Duke list of OEM-pertinent links at 
>http://occ-env-med.mc.duke.edu/oem/index2.htm
>
>Here's the list of topics presently available in their downloadable material:
>
>Following is a list of Health Effects Review newsletters:
>
> Environmental Radionuclides - Volume 2 Issue 1
>    Introduction
>    Exposure studies
>    Low-level exposure studies
>    High-level exposures
>    Risk assessment
>   
> Microbiological Water Pollution - Volume 1 Issue 7
>    Introduction
>    Infectious diseases in Great Lakes region
>    Environmental exposure surveys
>    Other issues - Antibiotic resistance, Global climate change
>
> Environmental Lead - Volume 1 Issue 6
>    Introduction
>    Lead in the Great Lakes region
>    Health effects
>    Need for continued reduction in lead exposure
>   
> Asthma and Air Pollution - Volume 1 Issue 5
>    Introduction
>    Criteria pollutants
>    Airborne allergens
>    Toxic air pollutants
>    Indoor environmental factors
>    Interactive effects
>   
> Methyl Mercury - Volume 1 Issue 4
>    Introduction and Risk Assessment
> Cohort Studies
>    Canadian Cree Indian Cohort Study
>    Faroe Islands Study
>    New Zealand Study
>    Seychelles Child development Study
>    Exposure studies
>   
> Changes in Sperm Count and Function - Volume 1 Issue 3
>    Estrogenic Effects of Environmental Chemicals
>    Estrogenic behavior of some environmental chemicals
>    Estrogenic behavior in Phytoestrogens
>    Protein binding of chemicals and their behavioral effects
>    Inhibition of testicular growth in fish exposed to Xenoestrogens
>    Xenoestrogens exposure and reduced testicular size and 
>       sperm production in rats
>   
> Developmental and Reproductive Effects of PCBs 
>    and other Organochlorine Compounds - Volume 1 Issue   2
>    Developmental effects in PCB/PCDF-exposed Yu-Cheng children
>    Neurological effects of perinatal exposure 
>      to PCBs, PCDDs and PCDFs
>    Decreased birthweight associated with fish consumption
>    No association found between DDE or PCBs and preterm birth
>    DDE exposure associated with shortened lactation duration
>   
>Human Health Effects and Exposure - Volume 1 Issue 1
>    Preliminary results form Oswego Cohort
>    Consumption of PCB-contaminated fish and spontaneous fetal death
>    Fish consumption and health risks in Swedish fishermen
>    Mercury exposure to fish-eaters
>    Pulp mill effluent mutagenicity
>    Environmental degradation and human exposure to Halo- Organics
>    PCB biodegradation
>    Human body burdens of Dioxin-like chemicals and 
>      risk of health effects
>
>Gary N. Greenberg, MD MPH     Duke Occupational & Environmental Medicine 
>gary.greenberg@duke.edu         Sysop / Moderator Occ-Env-Med-L MailList
>Duke's Occ-Env-Med WWW site           http://occ-env-med.mc.duke.edu/oem
>
>
>
>

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