Oil Spill Invades Beaches: Is It a Health Threat?

In states with coastlines affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, top health officials are making efforts to protect beachgoers -- and at the same time urging the public to follow commonsense measures to keep themselves safe. States along the Gulf have been impacted unevenly so far, but all have made efforts to safeguard the public from possible health effects. Dr. Mary Currier, state health officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health, said her state has instituted a beach...Full Story
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