National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1431
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The article offers information on the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. It is an agency that conducts research on aging, the effects of environmental agents and the combined effects of aging and exposure to environmental agents. The information is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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