Author: Sara Reardon, Science AAAS

  • NIH Begins Study of Oil Spill’s Impact on Residents

    [Feb. 28, 2011] The U.S. government launched what’s being billed as the largest study ever conducted of how an oil spill affects human health. The Gulf Long-Term Follow-Up Study will survey Gulf of Mexico residents who helped with the cleanup of last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill and follow them for at least 5 years.