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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>

What about Father-Child ecogenetic toxicity????

[Federal Register: December 20, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 243)]
[Page 71136-71137]
 >From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

Consultation on a Longitudinal Cohort Study of Environmental
Effects on Mothers and Children
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.
ACTION: Notice of public meeting: consultation on the feasibility of
conducting a longitudinal cohort study of environmental effects on
mothers and children.
SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a one-
day consultation cosponsored by the National Institute for Child Health
and Human Development (NIH), and the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC). The meeting is being convened to discuss the
feasibility of conducting a longitudinal cohort study
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of environmental effects on the health and well-being of mothers and
children. Experts on various types of cohort studies will present
background on their respective approaches. Presentations will highlight
issues that need to be considered in deciding to commence such a study,
including specific advantages and disadvantages of each type, and its
overall feasibility. Discussants will comment on each approach.
Interested parties may register to attend as observers.
DATES: The meeting date is January 12, 2000. The times for the meeting
are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
ADDRESSES: The meeting site is the Hubert Humphrey Building, Stonehenge
Room, 6th floor, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, D.C. The
workshop is open to the public, but seating is limited. Those planning
to attend must register no later than January 7, 2000.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To register as an observer by January
7, 2000, contact Ms. Cyndy Hale, HHS/CDC/NCEH, 4770 Buford Highway,
N.W. MS F15, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724; telephone: 770-488-4637;
facsimile: 770-488-7361; email: cmh5@cdc.gov. For further information,
contact Dr. Carole Kimmel, EPA, National Center for Environmental
Assessment (8623D), Washington, D.C. 20460; telephone 202-564-3307;
fax: 202-565-0050; E-mail: kimmel.carole@epa.gov.
Dated: December 10, 1999.
William H. Farland,
Director, National Center for Environmental Assessment.
[FR Doc. 99-32869 Filed 12-17-99; 8:45 am]

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