NIH Launches Largest Oil Spill Health Study – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. The National Institutes of Health has launched The Gulf Long-term Follow-up or GuLF Study.
Sandler: The GuLF Study is the largest study that’s ever been conducted on the health effects of oil spills.
Narrator: Dr. Dale Sandler is the principal investigator of the GuLF Study.
Sandler: The study is specifically for people who helped clean-up the Deep Water Horizons Gulf oil spill or had something to do related to that effort.
Narrator: The Study will reach out to some of the 100,000 people who were involved in some aspect of the oil spill cleanup. For more information on the GuLF Study, call toll-free 1-855-644-4853 or visit www.niehs.nih.gov/GuLFSTUDY. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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