in our facilities, which should have a beneficial health impact on our patients, physicians, and staff. There already is some research and scientific literature to support these conclusions, but there certainly is room for more (Bornehag et al., 2004b).

Consumers, like us, would benefit from additional research on the health impacts of the products we use to build and maintain our facilities. We also would benefit from a product content labeling system that reveals the chemicals that are in the materials we use to build and furnish our facilities. This would enable consumers to make informed choices. It will help us fulfill our environmental mission and facilitate our ability to make informed decisions that will benefit our health and the health of generations to come.

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