NCHR’s Testimony to NASEM Town Hall on PFAS Testing

We urge testing for blood levels of PFAS among those exposed at work, among communities exposed through groundwater, athletes and children who play on artificial turf and playground equipment, pregnant and lactating women, or others exposed to contaminants.

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NCHR’s Comments on USPSTF’s Recommendations for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screenings

Although we support the reissued “B” grade recommendation for screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in all sexually active ages 24 and younger, we disagree that women ages 25 and over should only be screened if at high risk. We suggest that a “C” recommendation for men may capture that health care providers should assess patients’ risk factors and suggest screening accordingly.

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