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EXPOSURE TO SAND DURING BEACH RECREATION AND RISK OF ILLNESS: RESULTS FROM THE NATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF RECREATIONAL (NEEAR) WATER STUDY

Recent studies found high levels of E. coli in sand, causing concern and media reports about risks of illness from sand during beach recreation. We summarize associations between sand exposure and illness [gastrointestinal (GI), respiratory, eye and ear infection, and rash] from a prospective cohor

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https://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_record_report.cfm?dirEntryId=156091
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The Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Research Inventory is an
interactive, Internet-based, searchable database created as a tool to collect and disseminate
up-to-date information about research projects in the
Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Region.