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HOW LOW IS LOW? BLOOD-LEAD LEVELS AND LEAD POISONING IN EMERGING ECONOMIES
In developing countries, the reduction of childhood lead exposure requires country-specific and cost-effective approaches.
BY ANDREY KORCHEVSKIY, JAMES RASMUSON, AND ERIC RASMUSON
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A DAY AT THE RANGE CONTROLLING IMPULSIVE NOISE IN A TACTICAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
A security contractor at a Department of Energy industrial complex seeks to control noise exposures during weapons training, without compromising mission readiness.

BY STEVE STAMPER AND JULIE WILSON
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SHIFTING THE CONVERSATION OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN EXPOSURE AND RISK SCIENCE
One trait unites all industrial/occupational hygienists: ultimately, we are all assessing exposures and their corresponding risks.

BY STEVEN JAHN AND FRED BOELTER
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ANDREY KORCHEVSKIY, FEATURE AUTHOR
Andrey Korchevskiy, PhD, CIH, is director of research and development with Chemistry & Industrial Hygiene, Inc., in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
STEVE STAMPER, FEATURE AUTHOR
Steve Stamper is an industrial hygienist with Centerra-SRS.
STEVEN JAHN, FEATURE AUTHOR
Steven Jahn, CIH, is a technical advisor for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC in Aiken, S.C.
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