Thursday, Anniston residents will learn more about a follow-up study about PCBs.
This stems from a 2003 lawsuit against Monsanto Chemicals, which was accused of polluting west Anniston for nearly 50 years.
Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Anniston Town Hall on Noble Street, researchers from UAB and the CDC will explain more about the study and answer questions.
This study is a follow-up to the Anniston Community Health Study that has already been completed.
Only the 776 Anniston residents who participated in the first study can participate in the follow-up. The first study measured the levels of PCBs in their blood and found a correlation between PCBs and health issues such as blood pressure and diabetes.
This follow-up stud will examine additional health aspects that may be related to the chemical exposure.
Residents who cannot attend the meeting Thursday can call 1-855-822-1778 for more information.
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