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2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD); "Dioxin" [PDF]
Abstract: States how TCDD is produced, how humans are exposed to it, and why it was upgraded to a "known" human carcinogen.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Toxicology Program
URL: http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/roc/twelfth/profiles/Tetrachlor
odibenzodioxin.pdf

Dioxin and Health
Abstract: Describes health problems caused by dioxin exposure, including chloracne, cancer, behavioral effects and learning disorders, decreased male sex hormone, diabetes, immune system toxicity, sperm loss, and endometriosis.
Source: Rachel’s Environment and Health Week #463
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rehw463.htm

Dioxin and PCBs Linked to Endometriosis
Abstract: Discusses study showing dioxin causes endometriosis in rhesus monkeys.
Source: Rachel's Environment and Health News #364
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rhwn364.htm

Draft Dioxin Reassessment
Abstract: Contains peer reviews of the dioxin reassessment.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=88343

Potent Immune System Poison: Dioxin
Abstract: Focuses on dioxin's ability to attack B and T cells, which in turn affects the immune system.
Source: Rachel’s Environment & Health News
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rehw414.htm

Thyroid Hormone Disruption: Dioxins Linked to Attention Deficit, Learning Problems
Abstract: Discusses how behavioral, learning, and memory problems due to dioxin exposure, both prenatally and during infancy, may be linked to disruption of the thyroid hormone.
Source: University of Maryland, Baltimore
URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/01/980113155609.ht
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