SAN ANTONIO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With more oil from the BP spill in the Gulf washing ashore, regional communities
As a physician and researcher, Dr. Claudia Miller is an expert on Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT). Her research shows that repeated and extended exposure to these petrochemicals can cause new intolerances that didn't exist in people prior to exposure. These can appear as "allergies" to cleaning products, exhaust, fragrances, medicines, and even food. Physicians can have difficulty tracing the origins of these new symptoms and intolerances because they often seem to be unrelated to the original cause and can begin as flu-like symptoms that won't go away.
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CREDENTIALS: Dr. Claudia Miller is Assistant Dean and Professor at the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio. A physician trained in allergy/immunology and environmental health, Dr. Miller has extensive experience in workplace, home and community investigations, and helping individuals understand hard-to-treat chronic illnesses. Her research on the health effects of chemical exposures won the World Health Organization's prestigious Macedo Award. She is the co-author of the professionally acclaimed book, CHEMICAL EXPOSURES: Low Levels and High Stakes, which reveals groundbreaking research on the potential causes behind common chronic diseases and environmental exposures. Dr. Miller has been interviewed by The New York Times several times, The Wall Street Journal, TIME magazine, National Public Radio, Gannett, The Guardian, Associated Press, Washington Times, Chemical and Engineering News, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, The Mission, and Texas Monthly.
AVAILABILITY: Texas, nationwide by arrangement, and via telephone
CONTACT: Dr. Claudia Miller, (210) 567-7407 (TX); [email protected]; http://www.chemicalexposures.org
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