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Shift in Sex Ratio
Male Numbers Sink in Great Lakes Community ----

Sex ratio--the proportion of male to female live births--can be an important indicator of the reproductive health of a population, whether animal or human. This figure is typically fairly constant. For ex  [snip]

Sarnia, ONT mention in this article...

http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/113-10/ss.html#shif

Also.... 
    * <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/113-10/ss.html#prel>Prelude to Intersex in Fish: Identifying a Sensitive Period for Feminization 
    * <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/113-10/ss.html#lead>Lead in Cocoa Products: Where Does Contamination Come From? 
    * <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/113-10/ss.html#moms>Moms and Mercury: Fine-Tuning Fish Consumption During Pregnancy  

also


<http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/8041/abstract.html>FETAL DEVELOPMENT | <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/8041/abstract.html>Maternal Fish Consumption, Hair Mercury, and Infant Cognition in a U.S. Cohort 
Emily Oken, Robert O. Wright, Ken P. Kleinman, David Bellinger, Chitra J. Amarasiriwardena, Howard Hu, Janet W. Rich-Edwards, and Matthew W. Gillman 
Also see <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/113-10/ss.html#moms>Science Selections, p. A688 
p. 1376 [ <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/8041/abstract.html>Abstract ] [ <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/8041/8041.html>Full ] [ <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/8041/8041.pdf>PDF ] 

<http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/7856/abstract.html>EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT | <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/7856/abstract.html>Transport of Methylmercury and Inorganic Mercury to the Fetus and Breast-Fed Infant 
Karolin Ask Björnberg, Marie Vahter, Birgitta Berglund, Boel Niklasson, Mats Blennow, and Gunilla Sandborgh-Englund 
p. 1381 [ <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/7856/abstract.html>Abstract ] [ <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/7856/7856.html>Full ] [ <http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/7856/7856.pdf>PDF ] 


and a lot on Children's health....

see main index
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2005/113-10/toc.html

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