Read this article by Dr. Michael Surgan,
Chief Scientist in the Environmental Protection Bureau
of the NY State Attorney General's Office:
Learn about cancer rates and environmental issues in your town - visit the Massachusetts Health and Environment Information System (Mass HEIS) produced by Silent Spring Institute.
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