Dioxin, are we at risk?
70 minutes. That's all it takes to listen to the EPA's concerns about the risks of dioxins to human health. It's time
well invested. Recorded in 43, 1-3 minute segments. If you do not have 70
minutes to spare, listen to a few segments a day.
"Dioxin has been called one of the most dangerous chemicals ever known.
Purging uncertainties and clarifying myths about dioxin, Dr. Birnbaum will discuss dioxin
it comes from, how we interact with itand specifically, its staggering impact
on human health. She will also talk about dioxin effects in the Great Lakes. "
Dr. Linda Birnbaum
is a world renowned expert on the human health effects of dioxin. The audio
content presented below are excerpts from the LocalMotion video "Dioxin, are we at
risk?" as presented by Dr. Birnbaum during the " Toxic Chemicals in
the Great Lakes Basin" seminar December 2001. In 2001, Dr. Birnbaum
EPA's Director of Human Studies Division, National Health & Environmental Effects
Dr. Linda Birnbaum
Used with permission from LocalMotion. Video tapes of the presentation can be
obtained by contacting LocalMotion
Disclaimer: The content provided is for information purposes only. It is
intended to provide educational material and is not designed to provide medical advice,
diagnoses, or treatment of a health problem or disease. The views and opinions of
Dr. Birnbaum expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of LocalMotion or
|The audio excerpts (1 - 43) below are listed in sequence from the start of the tape to
|For the best understanding of this complex subject, please listen to the whole
presentation in sequence from start to finish, content of many segments provide
information about subsequent segments. Actual Birnbaum presentation starts on #3.|
|Entire presentation is about 70 minutes long.|
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