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April 2016 — The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine published a study concluding that herbicides including glyphosate are linked to a higher risk of cutaneous melanoma, a dangerous skin cancer.

Reference: Fortes, Cristina et al. “Occupational Exposure to Pesticides With Occupational Sun Exposure Increases the Risk for Cutaneous Melanoma.” Journal of occupational and environmental medicine vol. 58,4 (2016): 370-5. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000665, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27058477/

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.

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