The term ‘turf’ is misleading August 13, 2023

Brita Lundberg, MD, Greater Boston PSR Board Chair; Sydney Engel, FNP; and Phillip Landrigan, MD | CommonWealth Magazine

Unfortunately, artificial turf made from truck tires is far from a family-friendly solution. Quite the opposite: student athletes playing on artificial turf are not only exposed to known carcinogens and neurotoxins, but also are at increased risk of heat illness and infectious complications of turf burns.

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