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A New Tool for Estimating People’s Total Exposure to Potentially Harmful Chemicals Is Developed by Mount Sinai Researchers

A novel metric that estimates our “burden,” or cumulative exposure, to a family of thousands of synthetic chemicals that we encounter in everyday life with potentially adverse health impacts, has been created by a team of researchers at the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomics and Environmental Health

Autism

WATCH: Exposomics and Autism

Autism prevalence has been rising steadily since the 1990s but despite extensive research, a genetic cause has not been identified. Experts from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research explain how studying the environment can help prevent and better treat autism.