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BP Provides the National Institutes of Health with $10 Million for Research on Oil Spill Health Effects

On September 7, 2010, BP announced it would provide $10 million to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expedite work on the research priorities identified at the IOM’s workshop, “Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill.”

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Media Advisory

Oil Spill Health Effects to Be Explored at IOM Workshop June 22-23
Released: 6/15/2010

At the request of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the IOM will host a public meeting to discuss the possible human health effects resulting from the Gulf oil spill.

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