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Lost Sense of Smell Noted Among Ground Zero Workers Post-9/11
Date:5/18/2010

pse. Such workers were rendered almost totally unable to detect irritants, the researchers found.

As a result of the current observations and the safety concerns such nasal damage might pose, Dalton and her colleagues suggest that World Trade Center responders be routinely screened for smelling impairment.

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For more on World Trade Center 9/11 exposure issues, visit The World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program.



-- Alan Mozes



SOURCE: Monell Chemical Senses Center, news release, May 18, 2010


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