NCHR Statement Supporting Maryland House Bill to Ban State Funds for Artificial Turf and Playgrounds

March 5, 2020. Officials in communities all over the country have been misled by artificial turf salespeople. They were erroneously told that these products are safe.  But on the contrary, there is clear scientific evidence that these materials are harmful.  The only question is how much exposure is likely to be harmful to which children?  We should not be willing to take such a risk.  Our children deserve better.

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NCHR Comments on FDA’s OMHHE Strategic Priorities

February 28, 2020. Efforts to improve inclusion of racial and ethnic minority populations in clinical trials need to include incentives that are more effective than merely asking companies to do so. Greater diversity would, in turn, improve the generalizability of clinical trial results and provide patients and health care professionals with the information necessary to make an informed decision about which products to use for which patients.

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