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Impact of Early Life Exposure to Environmental and Social Stressors on Substance Use
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PCE in Drinking Water Linked to Cancer and Epilepsy
Research Brief - July 2015
Early-life exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE; perchloroethylene) in drinking water may increase the risk of epilepsy and certain types of cancer into adulthood, according to Boston University Superfund Research Program (BU SRP) Center researchers.
SRP Researchers Contribute to VA Clinical Guidance for Camp Lejeune Veterans
SRP News Page - June 2015
Acting largely on the basis of Superfund Research Program (SRP) studies from Boston University (BU), an Institute of Medicine committee has recommended that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expand the range of conditions covered by legislation, providing health benefits to veterans and their families who were exposed to the contaminated drinking water.
Contaminated Water Linked to Pregnancy Complications, BU SRP Study Finds
SRP News Page - October 2014
Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in drinking water may increase the risk of stillbirth and placental abruption, a complication in pregnancy, according to a new study led by Boston University Superfund Research Program (BU SRP) researcher Ann Aschengrau, Ph.D.