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  • Proving cancer cluster at Cincinnati Police District Five could be challenging

    TV segment features comments from Susan Pinney, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine and a member of the Cincinnati Cancer Consortium. Nearly a year after a union president publicly linked cancer cases to Cincinnati Police District Five headquarters, investigators will try to figure out if his suspicions are true. An expert from the University of Cincinnati thinks it could be a tough case to make.
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  • Residents in East Liverpool concerned about manganese contamination

    A peer-reviewed study by environmental health researchers at the UC College of Medicine analyzed blood and hair from 106 children, 7 to 9 years old, in East Liverpool and surrounding communities, from March 2013 to June 2014. Its results, recently published online in the journal NeuroToxicology, show a significant association between higher manganese in hair samples and declines in IQ, mental processing speed and working memory.
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UC College of Medicine Honors Exceptional Researchers

The College of Medicine celebrated its research successes and congratulated keycontributors during the Research Recognition Program Nov. 15, 2017, in theCARE/Crawley Atrium. Read Story

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