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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

  • By: Kimberly Fujioka
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) is a syndrome where multiple symptoms occur with low-level chemical exposure. Since 1989, many definitions of MCS have existed, which made diagnosis difficult. Since 1999, there is one consensus definition accepted by the American Medical Association, ...

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