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5:00 PM

Making the Connection: Manganese Exposure and Children’s IQ

October 25, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

Manganese is an essential additive in the steel making process, with as much as 90% of manganese consumption worldwide being used by the steel industry alone.This presentation will highlight the links between manganese in air pollution to neurodevelopmental consequences, including lowered IQ in children. Key note speaker, Dr. Erin Haynes, will present her work studying two Appalachian communities in rural...

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