Birth defects defy EPA tests

Birth defects defy EPA tests

There are 2 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Nov 22, 2010, titled Birth defects defy EPA tests. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

California health officials said Monday they found no common cause for birth defects plaguing infants in an impoverished San Joaquin Valley farm town where residents are battling plans to expand the largest toxic waste dump in the West.

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Big Lou

Valley Village, CA

#2 Nov 23, 2010
Most birth defects are caused by toxins the mother ingests when she is pregnant. Alcohol, smoking cigarettes, caffiene, and other drugs. But no one wants to take responsibility for their own actions these days. They look for something else to blame it on.

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Aug 29, 2012
Indeed, there are several reasons as to why children develop these kinds of birth defects. However, one cannot disregard that the environment also contribute to these kinds of problems because it is also considered as an external factor. It is also true that smoking and medications may also cause this kind of problem and they are also considered external factors. You may see for more related information.

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