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SPH seeks participants for Iron Range study

School of Public Health researchers began sending letters last month to current and former taconite workers on Minnesota’s Iron Range to invite them to participate in a respiratory health survey.

Members of the research team are trying to find out why so many Iron Range mine workers are dying from mesothelioma, which is commonly associated with exposure to asbestos. The team will randomly select 1,200 current and former mine workers and 800 of their spouses.

Continue reading this story in Advances Magazine »

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