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Your Environment. Your Health.

Dartmouth College

Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center at Dartmouth

Center Overview

Center Location: Hanover, NH

Public Health Impacts: Arsenic naturally occurs in well water in parts of the United States and is harmful to our health. Exposure to arsenic in large or small amounts over time can cause skin lesions, cancer, and other health problems. Researchers at the Dartmouth Children’s Center are conducting research to better understand the effects of arsenic on fetal development and maternal and child health. This research will inform strategies to prevent diseases associated with arsenic exposure.

Primary Environmental Exposures: Arsenic in drinking water and food

Primary Health Outcomes: Childhood immunity, growth, and neurological development

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