Examining clusters of illness is crucial, Senate panel hears

Posted: March 30, 2011 at 3:15 a.m.

A Senate panel considering legislation to strengthen procedures for tracking disease outbreaks, similar to one that may have occurred in Northwest Arkansas a decade ago, heard Tuesday from a cancer survivor, a scientific researcher and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 03/30/2011