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Toxic Metals, Marlin Mine, Guatemala

Toxic Metals and Indigenous Peoples Near the Marlin Mine in Western Guatemala

05/18/2010

Environmental health scientists from the University of Michigan find that a sample of Guatemalans who live near a controversial gold and silver mine in the country's western highlands have higher levels of potentially toxic heavy metals in their urine and blood than a sample of residents who live farther from the mine....

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Measuring Landmine Incidents and Injuries and the Capacity to Provide Care

03/01/2000

PHR provides a guide for epidemiological-based surveys, which provide essential data for properly quantifying the public health consequences of landmines responsible for the death or injury of tens of thousands of people every year despite an international treaty banning their use. The development of standardized survey tools will help to ensure that data collection proceeds according to appropriate scientific methods and allows the comparison of data between different regions and countries.

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