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Skin Hazards

Another way that toxic substances can enter your body is through the skin or integument.  Harmful environmental substances that enter our bodies mainly through the skin are numerous.  You should know that infant's and small children's skin is thinner than adults and therefore more susceptible to the hazards described in this lesson.

Some of the most common are pesticides/herbicides, parasites and even the sun. 

Follow the lesson guides to learn more.


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