Bioscience

National Children’s Study recruiting in Pinal County

December 10, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[From Casa Grande Dispatch]

Pinal County is one of 105 areas in the United States that was randomly selected to participate in the National Children’s Study being conducted by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

It is the largest research study of environmental effects on children’s health and development ever conducted in the United States and will follow 100,000 children from before birth to age 21.

Read more at the source:What makes kids sick? Pinal County intends to participate in a 21-year-long nat’l study to find out