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Examining the evidence: occupational heat stress contributes to chronic kidney disease

Earlier this year, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) backed a  report that examines the epidemic of chronic kidney disease as non-traditional origin in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Chronic kidney disease has been reported on sugarcane farms as well as cotton, corn and rice farms. The highest risk is in sugarcane, specifically for […]