Puzzling over a poison

Schmidt, K.F.
April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/6/92, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p60
Reports that on closer inspection, the ubiquitous pollutant dioxin appears more dangerous than ever. Seemed to be on the verge of redemption; Times Beach, Mo.; Potent carcinogen as well as subtle immunological, developmental, and neurological effects; Dioxin has spread well beyond its main industrial sources; Womb to tomb; How it causes cancer; Newly discovered risks in mice; Permanent health problems for children exposed in the womb; More.


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