Archives: 2001 September

PM2.5 General Information

September 25th, 2001, No Comments

Dear EPA Staff, I have been unable to reach the Region 2 office for information about the air quality of my home city, New York, and hoped I might ask these questions of you. As a severe asthmatic, learning about the links between pulmonary function and particulate matter, I am understandably seeking more technical information […]

Questionable Assumptions in Gulf War Syndrome Research

September 12th, 2001, 1 Comment

To the Editors of the BMJ, I am an unlikely party to be commenting upon the article recently published in your journal, “Prevalence of Gulf war veterans who believe they have Gulf war syndrome: questionnaire study” by Chalder, et. al. The conclusions and indeed, the premises upon which this study is based, is indicative of […]

About Me

September 8th, 2001, No Comments

My name is Barbara Rubin and I became disabled in September of 2000 as a result of cumulative effects of pesticide exposures. Chemical sensitivity resulted from residential, organophosphate poisoning in 1985 and worsened over the years from exposures to routine occupational applications of the same product (Dursban). Many years elapsed before medical acknowledgement of such […]

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