An arsenic-based drug called nitarson is given to turkeys to prevent a disease in the birds and the FDA is looking into whether to drug elevates the arsenic level in the mean beyond what would occur naturally.
In one section of Garfield near an empty lot, residents will be asked to help researchers who want toenail clippings to see how much hexavalent chromium residue they’ve been exposed to.
Researchers at NYU are asking for toenail clippings from some resident of Garfield, N.J., to determine whether they have been exposed to dangerous levels of toxic hexavalent chromium from a since-shuttered factory.
Two ballfields at Briarcliff Manor High School have been fenced off since 2010, the year athlete Demetri Demeropoulos died from a cancer some believe is linked to the dirt below the surface.
Health officials are offering free radon testing kids to low income families and senior citizens in Rockland County.