Letter Asks Governor to Take Action on the High Birth Defect Rate in Alaska

Citing the highest rate in the nation for birth defects, tribal leaders, rural Alaska community health advocates and the Alaska Community Action on Toxics or ACAT recently delivered a letter to Governor Sarah Palin urging her to address the problem by backing public policy changes that go beyond early detection.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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