multiple chemical sensitivities

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The perhaps nonexistent “disease of modern civilization,” said to be caused by reaction to many environmental contaminants, such as carpet adhesives, industrial solvents, miscellaneous air pollutants, and other substances that stimulate allergic responses and other symptoms, such as headaches, insomnia, skin rashes, and digestive upsets. The condition was identified and named by clinical ecology specialists, and many physicians dispute its existence.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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