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Colorado health professionals: The oil and gas industry needs to take a step back

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Velma L. Campbell, MD, MPH, FAAFP; Cory D. Carroll, MD, PSR Colorado; Karen K. Dike, RN, MSN; Jan Douglas, MD | Colorado Newsline

Hundreds of Coloradans who live near oil and gas operations have reported experiencing nosebleeds, headaches and respiratory irritation. These health effects are consistent with what medical science says to expect from exposure to benzene and other air toxics.

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