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"Over the years, the study's dozens of findings would draw the attention of residents, doctors, scientists and activists. Hundreds of Mexican American families, many of them employed in the county's $4 billion agriculture industry, would take part. Because of them, the study is called the Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas - or Chamacos, which means "little children" in a Mexican dialect of Spanish."