Why NH Provides Free Private Well Testing for Pregnant WIC Participants – New Hampshire Bulletin

Read article - Caitlin Howe, an assistant professor of epidemiology, is featured in an article about well water testing to combat the dangers of exposure to toxic heavy metals during pregnancy. “Arsenic is a major concern,” Howe said. “It’s a known carcinogen. There have been studies linking it to higher blood pressure, gestational diabetes, adverse birth outcomes, reduced lung functions.”