Study: digging in beach sand increases risk of gastrointestinal illness

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Chris Heaney, who will be a Kellogg Health Scholar at HPDP beginning this fall, published a study examining the health risks of playing in beach sand in the American Journal of Epidemiology in July.

 

UNC release: http://uncnews.unc.edu/content/view/2692/71/

 

NY Times article on the study: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/21/health/research/21haza.html?_r=1

Date: July 20, 2009

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